Here’s a list of some little leaders in America making it big in 2015. 




Mo'ne Davis

This 14-year-old lady is the first African-American girl to play in the Little League World. She’s the first girl to ever earn a win and to pitch a shutout on Little League World Series history and first Little League baseball player to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a Little League player. Impressive. 

Follow Mo’ne on Twitter @monedavis11

Moziah Bidges

Moziah is a 13-year-old entrepreneur designer. He began designing colourful handmade bows when was only 9 which has resulted in his fashion label Mo’s Bows.

Follow Moziah on Instagram @mosbowsmemphis

Amandla Stenberg

From @amandlastenberg

Amandla is a 17-year-old actress from the US. An actress, model, feminist, Amandla also shares inspirational words to her large following of young people on social media. She’s starred in big movies like Colombiana and Hunger Games.

Follow Amandla on Instagram @amandlastenberg

Jaden Smith

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Jaden is a 17-year-old actor, rapper and dancer who happens to be Will Smith’s son. He is also well known for his roles in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), Karaté Kid (2010) and After Earth (2013). Great fashion sense too!

Follow Jaden on Instagram @christiaingrey


Richard Lamar Hawk better known by his stage name Silentó is only 17 years old. Author of the famous song Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) with peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and had 2.5 million views on YouTube in a week. Silentó was nominated for the Teen Choice Awards and MTV Music Awards in 2015.

Follow Silentó on Instagram @officialsilento

Willow Smith

From @willlowsmith

Willow is a singer, actress, dancer and Jaden’s sister. She played in movies such as I Am Legend, Kit Kittredge: An American GirlIn 2010, Willow launched her music career with the release of her singles Whip My Hair and 21st Century Girl. She signed to Jay-Z’s record label, the youngest artist on his roster. Whip My Hair peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100. and the video was nominated for Video of the Year at the BET Awards with 100,000,000 views. Willow is a progressive girl with her own particular style just like her brother. An example to follow.

Follow Willow on Instagram @gweelos


From @zendaya

18-year-old Zendaya is an African-American singer, actress, dancer, and model. While she was in her early teens, she embarked on her entertainment career moving on from modeling work. She auditioned for the Disney Channel series Shake it Up and landed the role of Rocky Blue. Zendaya was also a competitor in the sixteenth season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars becoming the youngest participant in 2013. Her album has been certified platinum by RIAA in 2014. In 2015, Zendaya went back to Disney to play in K.C Undercover as lead character, K.C Cooper

Follow Zendaya on Instagram @zendaya