Kaden Garcia — 2019 High Schoolers Who Will Change The World

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Kaden Garcia
Springville High School
Parents Holly & Jorge Garcia

Kaden Garcia isn’t one who is waiting for the future to change the world. He started a business with his father — Your Tribe Clothing — to expand the conversation about suicide. His efforts even landed him in Utah Valley Magazine’s Fab 40. #twoinarow

Mini-resume Owner and co-founder of Your Tribe Clothing, trampoline and tumbling athlete with competitions through the country.

Favorite quote “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” — Jim Rohn

Advice for future self Be as giving and selfless as possible

Plans after high school Business degree and church mission

Guilty pleasure I would spend an entire Saturday in bed, if I could.

Challenges Finishing up high school while also running a business. It’s hard work and I feel like I’m pretty busy for a 17-year-old.

No. 1 thing you learned in high school Respect adults. I’m glad I was able to make friends with teachers and administrators. It added to my high school experience.

Biggest pressure To make myself proud.

Best advice you’ve received To not take advice from anyone who isn’t where you want to be.

Stress management Spend time with loved ones and friends. Have positive thoughts and actions. Life gets hard, but you might as well make the best of it while you can.

Kaden, how will you change the world? By spreading light and kindness … no matter what.

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Greg Bennett

Greg Bennett is an editor and writer with Bennett Communications. His primary responsibilities are with Utah Valley Magazine and the company's custom publications division. He's the father of four children and has been married to his wife, Adria, for 19 years. Contact Greg at greg.utahvalley360@gmail.com.

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