By Myles Harlan Myles Harlan joined New Look Detroit when he was in 9th grade. Today he is a rising senior at Vanderbilt University. He is currently working an internship with Ford in Detroit, the sponsor of our Dominican Republic Powered by Service trip.   Today I feel empowered, blessed, cultured, wiser, and more in tune […]

Thanks to our partner Ford and the Ford Motor Company Fund, UNL Detroit students and staff were able to attend the 18th Annual Ford Freedom Award, ‘Men of Courage’ event. It was powerful and inspiring for all who attended. Read the blog below to hear about the experience from the eyes UNL Mogul in Training, Myles Harlan, a […]

There is no one quite like UNL Mogul in Training, Myles Harlan. When he joined the New Look Detroit Leadership Academy in 9th grade, he was shy and got teased about his “SPARK” for playing the oboe. Being a member of Usher’s New Look made him comfortable with it by giving him a group of supportive peers and opportunities to perform. […]

Congratulations, to UNL Detroit Mogul in Training, Myles Harlan, on his nomination to Vanderbilt University’s chapter of “The Society of Collegiate Leadership and Achievement” for his academic progress and strong GPA. Keep up the great work! Myles is a Junior at Vanderbilt University majoring in Oboe Performance and Pre-Law Studies. “New Look helped guide me to college opportunity […]

On May 16th, Usher’s New Look’s James Harris, program Alumni and Digital Program Strategy Manager, and Myles Harlan, Mogul in Training student at Vanderbilt University, represented our organization at the annual OPPI Festival in New York City. James Harris told the story of his journey from New Look program participant to board member, then spoke […]

Thank you to our partner Ford, for presenting Usher’s New Look Detroit youth Dante Hollis and Ciara Lee, as well as Los Angeles youth, Nadji Jeter, with the opportunity to lead Expressions at this week’s Ford Freedom Awards Scholar Lecture! Expressions is a core Usher’s New Look activity where youth showcase their talents in front of others […]

Myles Harlan joined New Look in the 9th grade. Today, he is finishing his Sophomore year of college at Vanderbilt. When Myles joined New Look, he was pretty shy and kids at his school bullied him for his talent of playing the oboe. Once he was in our program, he was able to embrace his talent in […]

Last week, the New Look staff received a letter from Chanel Harlan, the mother of one of our Moguls in Training, or college program youth, Myles Harlan. The letter was so touching we had to share it with the world.  Hope this lights up your week like it did ours 🙂 “Good Evening: I hope […]

In middle school, Myles was bullied for playing the oboe. He struggled with confidence until a pivotal year when his band instructor told him he should join Usher’s New Look. New Look taught Myles to embrace his talent of playing the oboe, and now he is a student at Vanderbilt on his way to becoming a world renowned oboist! Today, […]

Myles Harlan joined New Look’s Detroit chapter as a freshman in high school. Today, he is a Mogul in Training (MIT) in his Junior year at Vanderbilt University. Here are #5Looks at his New Look journey: My name is Myles-Amir Harlan, and my spark is being an Oboist. Usher’s New Look enhanced my confidence and […]