More about Syrus

Name:

Syrus

Age:

18

Lives:

Finsbury Park

Likes:

Platform

 

What do you do at Platform?
Lots of things including Gain Ctrl, spoken word, free running and vocal coaching. I have been coming for over two years now.

What is the most important thing you have learned here?
People skills and to be more confident. I now know how to start conversations and connect with people on a deeper level. I have been helped to think about things I want to say before I say them so that words comes out the way intended and achieve the result I want. I want to go to university to study mental health, so this is important to me.

What is the most fun you have ever had at Platform?
We had a sleepover this summer. There were lots of pranks played and we had a massive amount of pizza provided. There was very little sleep. My funniest memory in Platform is when we celebrated Gracia’s birthday and made it snow for her!!!

I also hosted a Platform Presents event and was a youth ambassador for our Carnival project and showcase.

Any advice for young people who have not been here yet?
“Come Platform, it will be fun”. Before I came I thought it was a place that school groups visited and that there was a clinic. I didn’t realise it was just a really good youth club with lots of exciting activities like Gain Ctrl.

For October half term holiday we made a video about called Inside Platform that I was chosen to introduce - so my best advice is click below to watch this. It will give you a true feeling of what Platform is about.