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POLITO WOOD

MAGIC Buddy Since: 2016

Age: 9 years old

Favorite song: Space Jam by Quad City DJs

Hobbies: Luxury cars, video games, basketball

When I Grow Up: I want to play for the Golden State Warriors


I love being a MAGIC Buddy because it’s fun to dance with my brother and help other kids.
— Polito

POLITO’S BUDDY ACTIVITY

MAGIC Buddy Program

About

MAGIC Buddies is a peer mentorship program that strives to provide service opportunities for the youth in our community. Our buddies learn how to act as role models in an inclusive setting and become a part of a lifelong support system. They gain leadership skills and an appreciation for diversity.

Expectations

  • Must be 9-14 years old

  • Has a positive attitude

  • Models movement and routines for MAGIC students

  • Engages with MAGIC students & provides encouragement during class

  • Assists MAGIC teaching staff with music and materials

  • Recruits more friends to be a MAGIC Buddy!