Diamond shared that Jewel came into her life at age 17, stayed with her for six months, and that the two of them have remained in contact for 7 years.
Quote from Diamond, "I became a foster parent because of my mother, and now she (Jewel) is becoming a foster parent because of me."
Sunday, May 28, 2023
2023 Governor's Press Conference ~ videos featuring Jewel and Diamond
At age 19, OHIO YAB Youth Ambassador Jewel created a video about why community members should foster teens. At age 24, she is in the the process becoming a licensed foster parent. She and her former foster parent Diamond, co-presented during a statewide Foster Care Month Panel. Jewel also created this video to support the Governor’s press conference the next day.