Something to Crow About!

Producer of Express Yourself!™ Teen Radio on the Voice America Kids Network was actually a California champion rooster when she was a teen. As the teen coach and producer of Express Yourself!™, Cynthia Brian is proud to crow about the amazingly talented youth reporters on the Be the Star You Are!® charity STAR team who hail from all over the United States. Since the show’s launch in 2011, thirty young people have become reporters and hosts of Express Yourself!™ sharing their ideas, expertise, and learning to be adept interviewers.  And, the teens are winning awards and being accepted into top universities.

Social Responsibility Reporter and Host, Asya Gonzalez of Colorado was named one of FIVE finalists from across the country to be selected as Top 5 Young Entrepreneurs of 2015 for her company, StinkyFeetGurlz! She will be flown to Washington, DC in July to receive an award and win either a $5,000 or $15,000 scholarship. You can read more here:

Besides winning several awards and monetary grants for the charity she founded, Angels of God Clothing Closet, The Gift of Giving Reporter and Host, Katelyn Darrow of New Jersey, was featured on the Steve Harvey Show.  Read more here:

And the Express Yourself!™ hosts and reporters are being accepted to top universities around the country.  Be the Star You Are!® now has four teens on their way or attending Harvard-Ryan Sim, Henna Hundal, Caie Kelley, and Jennifer Tao.  Katelyn Darrow is deciding between USC and NYU. Jacqueline Tao is at Stanford, Courtney Cheng, Alex Pawlakos, and Vivien Lee are attending their coach, Cynthia Brian’s Alma Mater, Cal Berkeley. Hosts Rachel Glass is at the University of Oregon where she is President of National Broadcasting Society, Steven Zhou is at Pepperdine where he is InterClub Council President, and Youngjoo Ann is active at Smith. Jennifer Lee, only a high school sophomore, has been winning the top award for musicians since 6th grade! Wow! What a STAR line-up!

And Express Yourself!™ has many more young reporters ages ten and up in training in our star galaxy. Express Yourself!™ is truly a safe environment where teens talk and the world listens. Congratulations to the great young people who have made Express Yourself!™ a top rated program for young adults where youth truly express themselves.

Be the Star You Are!® ( is a Top Rated 501 c3 charity dedicated to empowering women, families, and youth through increased literacy and improved positive media messages. Be the Star You Are!® grows people. Teens making a difference and shining brightly are definitely something to crow about!

Listen to Express Yourself!™ on the Voice America Kids Network every Tuesday at NOON PT at 

Archives, photos, information, and links are available at 

Reviews of BTSYA:

To learn more about Be the Star You Are!® 501 c3 visit

If you are a teen interested in auditioning for our STAR team, email producer Cynthia Brian at


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Cynthia Brian is a New York Times best selling author, speaker, coach, and host of the radio show, StarStyle®-Be the Star You Are!® broadcasting live every Wednesday from 4-5pm PT on the Voice America Network.. She also is the creator and producer of Express Yourself!™ Teen Radio and Executive Director of Be the Star You Are!® 501c3 charity.


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