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Ryan Tajonera, New York South

YMD Athletics In Charge

With my fellow leaders Jose Mora and Serge Nkoudjo, the athletics team is greatly inspired to create new history towards July 16 with our mentor President Ikeda. We are determined to gather 150 young men from all walks of life to create a unique powerful and artistic performance which shows the true spirit, strength, and unity of the YMD. This activity is truly one of the best ways to deepen our faith in Nichiren Daishonin's Buddhism, to bring out the best potential of each and every person and furthermore, to become leaders for Kosenrufu. On a personal note, I am determined to win in my life by making sure that I have a very happy family and a victorious career. One of my goals is to have my green card application approved by the end of this year.

Ping Low , LIQ

Asian / Southeast Performance Member

At home my family relationship is undergoing immense struggle so same way this group has to achieve unity in order to deliver a powerful performance, I want unity in my family. That is my personal goal towards July 16th. In addition, I want to take care of members.


Journal 1 (April 23)
Journal 2 (May 14)
Journal 3 (May 21)
Journal 4 (June 11)
Journal 5 (June 18)
Journal 6 (June 25)
Journal 7 (July 1st)
July 8th & 9th
July 15th
July 16th

African Performance
Asian Performance
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Hip Hop (Dance Battle)
Hip Hop (DJ Battle)
Hip Hop (MC Battle)
Latin Dance
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YWD Dance

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April 23rd
May 14th
May 21st
June 11th
June 18th
June 25th (Teens)
June 25th
July 1st (Teens)
July 8th & 9th
July 15th