Chris Suggs, 16, center, created a nonprofit called Kinston Teens that would give him and his peers a chance to improve their community through service projects, as well as have a voice in local affairs. Suggs and his group have won accolades both locally and nationally. In April, Suggs became the youngest person to receive a community leadership award from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He received the award on a trip to Washington D.C., where he met then-FBI director James Comey.
Chris Suggs, 16, center, created a nonprofit called Kinston Teens that would give him and his peers a chance to improve their community through service projects, as well as have a voice in local affairs. Suggs and his group have won accolades both locally and nationally. In April, Suggs became the youngest person to receive a community leadership award from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He received the award on a trip to Washington D.C., where he met then-FBI director James Comey. Courtesy of Chris Suggs
Chris Suggs, 16, center, created a nonprofit called Kinston Teens that would give him and his peers a chance to improve their community through service projects, as well as have a voice in local affairs. Suggs and his group have won accolades both locally and nationally. In April, Suggs became the youngest person to receive a community leadership award from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He received the award on a trip to Washington D.C., where he met then-FBI director James Comey. Courtesy of Chris Suggs

At 14, he decided to thwart crime in his Kinston hometown. Here’s what worked

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