Kid of the Year

April 26, 2022

DALLAS – Orion Jean is 11 years old and a member of the City Temple Adventist Church in Dallas. Orion won a speech contest on the topic of kindness in 2020. Since then, he launched the organization “Race to Kindness,” and, with his family, has completed successful drives for toys (5,000), food (100,000) and books (500,000). He has spoken on multiple national platforms, has received multiple national recognitions and has authored a book on leadership under the popular publisher “A Kids Book About.” His latest recognition is being named “Kid of the Year” by TIME Magazine. Read the TIME cover story at

By Southwest Region Communication