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It’s pretty cool that at just nine years old, Raif-Henok was able to just calm himself down and deliver his intro with the poise of a person three or four times his age

- TodaysParent.com 2019

About Raif-Henok

is the only child of performing artists Rhonda Ross and Rodney Kendrick. As a homeschooler, he travels the world with his parents. At only 10 yrs old, he is already  fluent and literate in French, Spanish & Mandarin.

Raif is an enthusiastic learner. He’s kind, confident, energetic, and interested in EVERYTHING. Some of his favorite subjects are history, science and math, but mostly he is a creative soul, an actor, dancer and an irrepressible story-maker. Very creative with a rich imagination, Raif is always creating stories and characters
and he is currently writing a book series titled,
Blackindra Black Blood (based on Egyptian mythology)


Raif is also an athlete. An avid student of boxing, he is also on the Ski Race Team and enjoys swimming, surfing and basketball.

Raif cares about the earth and the people on it and is always looking for ways to help humanity (homelessness and kids with cancer are two areas he wants to help improve).

Learn more about Raif-Henok on his Instagram @RaifHenok

Raif-Henok as  Access Hollywood’s Special Correspondent to the Kids’ Choice Awards!

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT
Raif-Henok

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It’s pretty cool that at just nine years old, Raif-Henok was able to just calm himself down and deliver his intro with the poise of a person three or four times his age.
TodaysParent.com 2019
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His name is Raif. And last night, at age 8, he showed an audience of millions around the world what it looks like to be Black and to be Joy.
Medium.com 2017
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The daughter of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy and one of its biggest stars, Diana Ross, told young Detroiters they should learn about their city’s rich artistic legacy — then forge their own path with a new beat
Associated Press 2016
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I wanted to give my son the gift of French, but I’m not fluent. I started with a French babysitter, but a friend convinced me I would have to speak French to my son myself if I really wanted him to be fluent,"
DNAInfo.com 2013
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