Kimberly Anyadike dreamed of flying as a young girl, jumping off bookshelves and requesting jet packs for Christmas. Her dreams took flight as a teenager. When she was 15, she became the youngest Nigerian-American woman to complete a transcontinental flight from California to Virginia, honoring the Tuskeegee Airmen along her journey. In 2015, they honored her with the first Young Aviator's Award.
Watch Anyadike explain how she turned stereotypes into a source of motivation: