Innovative Minds: Austin

Gwendolyn Brooks Coll Prep Academy | 8th grade | 14 years old

The Automated Car Garden

About the Idea

Austin developed The Automated Car Garden

Why did you enter the 3M Young Scientist Challenge?

I entered the Young Scientist Challenge because I wanted to share my invention with others. I believe that it can improve the health of many people who live in food deserts.

What is your favorite invention of the last 100 years, and why?

My favorite invention in the past 100 years is the computer. This is my favorite invention because computers help simplify many of our daily activities.

In 15 years I hope to be...

In 15 years I hope to be an automotive engineer.

“Never think that success is due to your own performance alone. If you start listening only to yourself you take the first step back towards the bottom. The flowers of victory belong in many vases.”