Black Girl Magic Salute: Jordan West’s 'Princess For A Day' Parties Are Everything

At just 7-years-old, Jordan is making a change by throwing parties for girls, many who are in foster care, to give them a Disney princess party they will never forget.

ESSENCE.COM Aug, 25, 2017
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[BLANK_AUDIO] You're watching Essence Now. I'm your host Makho Ndlovu. It's time for our black girl magic salute which this week goes to seven year old Jordan West. Get this, Jordan raised $10,000 to host a Princess for a Day party at Disney World for girls in foster care. Selected group a 14 girls received the royal treatment complete with princess gowns and rise at Magic Kingdom. To raise money Jordan enlisted her mom's help and held garage shelves sold lemonade and even wrote a book. Here she dropped a few gems for other young girls. Be brave, be confident Be a giver! Be diligent. Last but not least, you gotta be positive! Do you think it's easy being a princess? If the crown fits, Just wear it. Be positive. Too cute Jordan, you are a real life princess and we salute you. Remember, you can watch ever more inspiring stories of black girls doing great things in our original black girl magic docuseries at essence.com/blackgirlmagic.