Q&A with Jay Mills, Be Beautiful Be Yourself Transportation & Hospitality Chair 2015

Jay Mills1. Why did you join the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Committee?

“Being a specialist in transportation logistics and having a support staff to help accomplish a variety of different tasks, I felt that we were a perfect match for helping out.”

2. What does supporting the Global Down Syndrome Foundation mean to you?

“It provides me the opportunity to help and educate people … it challenges my brain and also reminds me of the simplicities of life.”

3. Why should people support the Global Down Syndrome Foundation?

“It doesn’t matter what you know about Down syndrome, the leadership and teammates that have been formed at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation show a sincere focus on making a difference for other people’s lives. Spend one hour at any of the events that the Global Down Syndrome Foundation sponsors and you will realize the importance of the mission that is at hand. The Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s vision reaches out and touches the hearts of all people; it will inspire, motivate and challenge you to take time out for others.”

4. Please share a sentence or two about your life, including what is important to you and anything else you would like to share with others

“I have received my PhD in life, traditionally by learning things the hard way. Surrounding myself with people that care and are compassionate for others is one thing that makes me a better person. Being fortunate to be involved with an industry that I sincerely love has made my life very rewarding, which also gives me the opportunity to give back in a variety of ways.”