Braeden Furubotten


Hello everyone, I’m Braeden Furubotten and I live in Columbus, Ga. I am currently working as a retail associate for walmart and will be attending school at Columbus technical College. My goal is to become a Welder for the union. Welding allows you to work with your hands rather than at a desk. Also, I have many opportunities to travel and work in various types of environments.

I joined the CARES project because I believe that child welfare systems need to be more supportive of older youth who are leaving foster care. If older youth are better supported when we leave care, it won’t be so challenging to become an adult and be on our own.
When I am not working, I’m either doing my side hustle or working out.


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