Loyiel Duckworth Jr. is a fifth grader at Holiday Park Elementary School and also a Club member at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, Spencer D. Mary Jane Stewart Branch. Club staff chose Loyiel to be in In the Zona because he exemplifies good character, a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude in the Club.
Q. How long have you been coming to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix?
A. I have been coming here for almost one year. I didn’t have a babysitter so I came here instead.
Q. Why do you think you were chosen to be in In the Zona?
A. Good character. I help by showing kids how to do stuff. If little kids are running around, I tell them to stop.
Q. What’s your favorite thing to do at the Club?
A. I love being in the gym. My favorite is playing dodgeball because it’s fun. I also like the games room and multipurpose room. I normally run around a lot and play pool and pingpong.
Q. What do you think you would be doing if you weren’t at the Club?
A. I’m not really sure. I would be bored at home.
Q. Who’s your favorite staff member at the Club? Why?
A. Perla because she is really nice.
Loyiel is a fifth grader at Holiday Park Elementary School.