DENVER (CBS4)– A big party in downtown Denver happened Friday night to launch a very inspirational clothing line. A few weeks back, CBS4 introduced you to Keaunna Figgers, the woman behind the creation.
Keaunna has Down syndrome but she’s never let that stop her from following her dreams.READ MORE: Trevor Woodruff Identified As Suspect In Deadly Shooting Outside Of Walgreens
Friday night she, along with friends and family, launched C-21 Project, a line of trendy clothing with a goal of raising awareness and educating others about Down syndrome.
“She picked that because it’s indicative of chromosome 21. People with Down syndrome have 3 copies,” said Jennifer Billingsly, Keaunna’s mother.READ MORE: Maize In The City, Colorado Family Tradition, Opens For A New Year
Keaunna Figgers was granted a stipend via Denver Vocational Rehabilitation to start her own small business. She has been working with Out Of The Blue custom printing shop in Denver to make this dream a reality.
She currently has a line of t-shirts and water bottles for sale. She hopes she can serve as an inspiration.
“I love kids with disabilities. That’s why I want to make my clothing line, to teach kids how much I love them,” she told CBS4’s Dominic Garcia.MORE NEWS: Colorado Task Force 1 No Longer On Alert Amid Intensifying Hurricane Sam
LINK: C-21 Project