2022–2023
HLF Young Ambassadors

Angelo Amodeo

  • City: Brooklyn
  • Grade: 11th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Family

Braden Bhalla

  • City: Riverwood
  • Grade: 8th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Brother (Tyler)

MK Braun

  • City: Greenwich
  • Grade: 11th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Dad

Aidan Fairwinter

  • City: Scotch Plains
  • Grade: 10th
  • Person who Inspires Me: Jimmy Butler

Luke Frame

  • City: New Canaan
  • Grade: 10th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Dad

Reagan Ghedina

  • City: Whippany
  • Grade: 6th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Parents

Vincent Henrickson

  • City: Frankfort
  • Grade: 8th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Little Sister Gianna

John Huth

  • City: Wayne
  • Grade: 9th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Dad

Chase Pinkernell

  • City: New Canaan
  • Grade: 10th
  • Person who Inspires Me: Henrik Lundqvist

Ilan Shterenberg

  • City: Clarksburg
  • Grade: 7th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Coach Dave Evans & Yury Levinson, My Parents, Henrik, Braden Holtby, and Zach Fucale

Brett Sylvester

  • City: Greenwich
  • Grade: 9th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Mom and Steven Sudell

Maxwell Warden

  • City: Greenwich
  • Grade: 10th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Dad

Sean Watchmaker

  • City: New Canaan
  • Grade: 11th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Grandfather

Robert Yardley

  • City: White Plains
  • Grade: 12th
  • Person who Inspires Me: Henrik Lundqvist and My Parents

Matthew Zocks

  • City: Livingston
  • Grade: 8th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Mom

HLFYA Mentors

Michael Christoph '21

  • City: Rumson, NJ
  • Grade: 11th
  • Person who Inspires Me: James Mattis

Olivia Dogan '21

  • City:  Tenafly, NJ
  • Grade: 8th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My parents

Julia Esposito '18

  • School: Hofstra University
  • Age: 19

Abigail Heffernan '18

  • School: Immaculate Heart Academy
  • Age: 17

Natalie Kennedy '18

  • School: Immaculate High School
  • Age: 16

Raghav Ladda '21


Daniella Messina '21

Ryan Michels '18

  • School: Wayne Valley High School
  • Age: 16

Davis Oeltmann '21

  • City: Washington, DC
  • Grade: 9th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Mother

Sophia Susino '21

  • City: Elmwood Park, NJ
  • Grade: 12th
  • Person who Inspires Me: My Parents

Alex Wallace '18

  • School: Middletown High School South
  • Age: 16

Kate Wallace '18

  • School: Middletown High School South
  • Age: 16