Day 248- Ross, 21, Cumbernauld

Ross is a Financial Planning Manager and a YOYP 2018 ambassador.


Which young Scot inspires you?
Abbie Wilson inspires me- she started in Young Scot as a volunteer who was shy and she worked her way through and now sits on the YS Board as Deputy Chair.

What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland?
The people and opportunities that is presented top us in Scotland through Young Scot. This allows people who are not currently engaged to become so within Scotland.

What would you most like people from older generations to know about young people?
That we are not all useless and not all hanging around street corners.

What is your biggest achievement to date?
Getting a YS award for environment.

What would you most like to achieve in the future?
I would love to change the perspective of older generations towards young people.

What message would you like to give to other young people in Scotland?
Don’t be afraid to be yourself and don’t give up.

If Ross’ story has inspired you, why not share it on social media using the hashtag #MyStory365 or visit the ‘Get Involved’ section to share your own story!

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