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Students Success Stories

Liam Charles

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Liam Bakes (Liam Charles)

HYPU: Baking & Enterprise Student

  • Contestant on Great British Bake Off

  • Presenter for Junior Bake off

  • Presenter for Bake off the professionals

   Hannah Ajala
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Hannah Ajala


HYPU Student: Participated in Journalism, Fashion, and Drama workshops


·         Hannah presents international news

·         Makes documentaries

·         Hannah  loves to find new ways of telling stories in a way that will attract audiences that are often misrepresented.

Maxine Boyce

Maxine Boyce

  • Founder and Director of Hackney based charity HYPU since 2002

  • Support & Advocate For over 1,000 young people

  • Fundraiser:  £100,000 Grants £60,000 in kind (2015 – present) £131,000 in kind volunteer support (2015 – present)

  • Entrepreneur :  Founder of Baking & Cake Decorating  Enterprise HTEA since 2010

  • Founder of Maxine Cakes Ltd

  • Woman of Faith

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Mr Beezy 
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Mr Beezy   

  • International Motivational Speaker

  • Join HYPU as a Student

  • Joined our Volunteer Team

  • He is now an active Management Committee Member for our Charity

Successful Business   

Mr Beezy has motivated students across the UK for the last 10 years to be successful, be resilient and to believe in themselves.  He believes everyone should be empowered to bring out the greatness that lives within them.

Dejaun Stephenson

Dejaun first Join our HYPU programme at age 5 as part of our family fun day, he took part in our baking class and now at age 9 has developed his own arts and crafts workshop.  He facilitates our drawing workshop teaching our students how to  draw animals – he is just amazing sign up to his you tube channel (DJ The Explorer)

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Deji Adeoshun


Joined HYPU as a student

HYPU Team leader – Deji was    responsible for a team of 15 volunteers

Deji has over 15 years’ experience of youth and

community engagement.

Youth Leadership Manager at Hackney CVS

Deji Is a successful Qualified Barrister

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