Watch the video below with youth, then use the questions below to have a mentoring conversation with them.

  1. What was Zach born without?
  2. What was Zach's dream?
  3. How many times was he told, "No," when he applied to flight school?
  4. How many times did the FAA reject his request to take pilot lessons? What was Zach about to do after the fifth rejection letter? Who talked him out of it?
  5. What did Zach finally get to do?  Now what is he doing?
  6. What does the word, Perseverance, mean?
  7. Do you persevere through challenges like Zach?
  8. How do you need to elevate your level of perseverance in regards to something in which you keep failing or keep getting rejected?