It was three years ago that I was sitting across from Brandon Davis on campus at Temple University. Truth be told, I can’t remember how we met. But what I can remember is the moment I realized I was talking to a future leader of our generation.

Davis, now 29, is the brain behind the Philadelphia-born magazine American Dreaming. After the death of his brother, who was always focused on helping others follow their dreams, Davis decided to celebrate his brother’s life by finding a way to help young twentysomethings follow their dreams too. What would begin as a non-profit organization turned into a national magazine. Here, Davis shares his story on how he created the life he wanted with just a dream and a memory of his beloved brother. READ MORE