Mehreen is 15, blind and considers herself to be a normal teenager who happens to have no sight. She is truly inspirational as she immerses herself in both school and community life without letting her circumstances dictate what she can and can't do. She is cheerful, polite, friendly, has a great sense of humour and never fails to impress all those who meet her. Mehreen has an incredibly positive attitude and is extremely enthusiastic. She enjoys taking part in many sporting activities and has won awards for climbing when she was younger. She has been talent- spotted at a county disability athletics event and has taken up a new challenge to train as an elite cross country athlete with her sights firmly set on representing her country in future Paralympics. This very special young lady never lets her disability hold her back, making her a positive role model who has a zest for life to take the future by storm, making the most of every opportunity that comes her way. She is extremely excited about the possibility of having an opportunity to be an Olympic Torchbearer.