Kyndall Williams is a 14-year-old “National Junior Honor Society” middle school student at Forsyth Academy. Born in Charlotte, NC but currently residing in Winston- Salem, NC since 2014. A dancer since the age of 2 1/2, she has performed in jazz, ballet, and hip-hop competitions with her former dance company, Positive Image Performing Arts. She has received several medals and trophies because of her dancing talent.
In 2013, she wrote her first children’s book “How Tara the Turkey Escaped Being Thanksgiving Dinner” and would go on to complete three more children’s books, “Sara’s School HAIR Blues”, “Sara Starts a Non-Profit: The Sara Project” and Come Color With Me. Born with a compassionate heart and need to give back to those less fortunate, with the guidance of her mother April Reich, Kyndall started her own non-profit organization in 2016, “The Kyndall Project”, which is committed to giving back to children in need.
To date, The Kyndall Project has donated over 3,500 backpacks filled with over 55,000 school supplies items, healthy snacks, gently used books, and hygiene products inside each backpack. Kyndall has partnered with multiple businesses to expand its outreach. Kyndall’s accomplishments to date: 2018-2019 Pretty Brown Dancers "Dancer of the Week, Nominated for “Youth of the year” by the Winston-Salem Chronicle, she received “2019-2020 Triad Minority Non-Profit Business of the Year” from Triad Minority & Women’s Business Expo and received “2019-2019 Youth Leadership” award from Effort Club of New Bethel Baptist Church.
She has also been featured in local newspapers such as The Chronicle, Winston-Salem Journal, Greensboro News & Record, local news stations such as Spectrum News, Fox News 8 and WXII News 12, as well as local radio stations.
Kyndall was featured in film called “Monarch Butterflies” that premiered in late Fall 2017. With a passion for dance, art, science, history, and a genuine desire to make a difference in her community, Kyndall is poised to affect positive change in the world for many years to come.