The Gift of Ability
Beginning this week, Express Yourself! will bring you a stimulating program based on a chapter from our award winning book Be the Star You Are! for Teens. Â This weekâs theme is The Gift of Ability where we examine ways to harness your potential to positively impact the world.
We all have a talent. And when we use our abilities in ways that bring light to our lives and joy to others, we achieve our true purpose. Hosts Henna Hundal and Asya Gonzalez interview two talented teens starring in current hot TV series. Brooke Sorenson is a budding young actress and songstress who can bee seen on Modern Family, Disney XDâs âMight Med,â Disneyâs âAustin & Allyâ and Nickelodeonâs âHaunted Hathawaysâ. She talks about how she got started what abilities she utilizes to grow.
Gavin MacIntosh, a Tucson, Arizona native, is making waves as âConnorâ on the hit ABC Family series âThe Fosters.â Heâs also seen in âParks and Recâ and numerous TV commercials. Although he loves acting, his dream is to go to dental school.
The youngest reporter on Express Yourself!, Sam Casey, joins the girls to talk about what abilities are necessary to play video games.
Our talents are gifts and we have a responsibility to use our abilities to serve the world and ourselves.
Brooke Sorenson: Star of Modern Family
Brooke Sorenson is a budding young actress and songstress who can be seen in todayâs hottest shows for both kids and adults.Â The Charlotte, North Carolina, native is proving her talents as the daughter of a tacky family that moves in next door to the Dunphys on ABCâs âModern FamilyâÂ alongside Andrea Anders as her mom,Â as well as charming teen audiences with her roles on hit Nickelodeon and Disney series. She also has a passion for music, sharing original songs with the world. Her second singleÂ â3 DaysâÂ will be released accompanied by the music video! This is a follow up to her first single âNo Ordinary Sky,â currently available on iTunes with music video on YouTube.
Gavin Macintosh-Star of The Fosters
Gavin MacIntosh, a Tucson, Arizona native, is making waves as âConnorâ on the hit ABC Family series âThe Fosters.â A media frenzy ensued when Gavinâs character painted his nails to support his onscreen friend Jude. The episode went viral within minutes and #goblueforjude was trending on twitter. Gavin can be seen guest starring on hit shows such asÂ âRaising HopeâÂ andÂ âParks and Recreationâ.Additional credits include the feature filmÂ âSanctioned to Die,â as well as numerous short films, includingÂ âThe Science of DeathâÂ andÂ âBreathe.â He has also appeared in national commercials for Goodyear Tires, Pizza Hut, Lowe’s and Honda, and in major print campaigns. Gavin hopes to attend dental school after high school as well.
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