You are never too young (or too old) to start chasing your dreams. King Strayhorn is a 10-year-old boy who saw his dreams come true when men, women, and children wore his designs in a runway show. The show profited The King Titus Foundation, a foundation to support King and other children in their battles against sickle cell anemia.
Fashion has a long history of working with charities and social awareness, providing information on illnesses and social causes, and so much more.
See the interview with King on Fox 19 for some motivation and a brief glimpse of what fashion can do.
There is so much that you can do in your career to help break boundaries and push beyond what is expected of you. Check out this video for a tip on how to safely do just that: