A Conversation with 13-Year Old Author and Filmmaker, Miguel Coppedge

Today we talked to 13-year old Miguel Coppedge, a bestselling author of 3 books and a honors student who by age of 10 published two books and became a filmmaker, speaker, philanthropist, an app developer, and recognized as an Everyday Young Hero by Youth Service America for being a leader and empowering youth to make positive changes in the world. His motto is, “You’re never too young to do anything.” In addition, to these accomplishments Miguel has recently won a $10,000 scholarship and is waiting a decision from 13 other national scholarship funds. His mother, Yolanda Coppedge, has taken the initiative and pushed her son to go after his dreams understanding that he can do whatever he wants to do. She advises parents to do all that they can to support their children and take the time to find out what they are interested in.

Kidpreneur Miguel has a Gofundme account to raise money to buy his books for kids without access. He’s also partnered with DC Metropolitan Police Department to build relationships between them and the communities and bring back community policing through his Best Seller “Friendly Officers”.  A portion of his book sales go to St. Ann’s Children’s Youth and Families Center. He was a foster child before he was adopted. Miguel speaks and reads his books at schools, clubs, camps, childcare centers, and other events. He will be in Texas next month speaking at the Boys and Girls Club. For more information about Miguel Coppedge you can visit him online at www.miguelcoppedge.com.

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