Jayden Yalen, son of Wendy Yalen, will celebrate becoming a bar bitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Congregation Anshei Israel.
He is the grandson of Sandra and William Yalen of Tucson.
Jayden attends Tucson Hebrew Academy. He enjoys tae kwon do, Boy Scouts and reading.
For his mitzvah project he raised money for Make-A-Wish by establishing a Board Break-A-Thon. He raised almost $6,000 at the event, which took place May 9.