AGE: 21 WHY SHE'S AMAZING: While many college students spend their summers relaxing at home, Katyln Grasso spent her break launching her own business Gen HERation, which mentors young girls from ages 11-17 who aspire to become future leaders.Gen HERation launched last year, and has mentored more than 250 girls!"I've been able to witness the change in them and see the confidence they've gained.What is really moving is listening and talking with them about their futures," she said.
With the support of her team and coach (who carries her off the track at the end of each race), she continues to compete as a long distance runner."If you keep your eyes on your ultimate goal, you can accomplish it.Be fearless." WHAT'S NEXT: Annie plans to compete collegiately and study physical therapy to help other people in similar situations make the same glorious comeback she did.AGE: 19 WHY SHE'S AMAZING: Megan Grassel grew frustrated that her 13-year-old little sister was having trouble finding bras that didn't have push-up padding or sexy cut-outs.She realized there was a market for young girls like her sis who want cute undergarments that didn't push her up two sizes. Megan's new company caught the eye of American Eagle's intimate brand Aerie, who she's teamed up with for an all new collection hitting stores this week!