A young man with a plan

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PERSONAL PROFILE

He’s a South Jersey guy who knows who he is and what he wants to do with his life. He’s been a LGBTQ activist and fundraiser for years. Did I mention he’s only 17-years old?
David Ojserkis hails from Linwood, a suburb of Atlantic City. He came out when he was 13, and has never looked back or questioned his decision. After having “the talk” with his parents, David says their first reaction was surprise, then a little apprehension. 

“My perception then was that it sometimes makes life harder,” says David’s mom Jill. “You never want your child to have extra heartache because life is hard enough.” She soon realized that David opening up about being gay made him happy and helped him find his voice.