If you need some inspiration today, all you have to do is hear this local teen’s story.

High School student Prateek Bhola from Novi collected more than 10,000 pairs of shoes for the needy. The 16-year-old collected all the shoes for the organization Soles 4 Souls.

He took baby-steps, first donating his sneakers when he was freshman. That’s when he decided to take on the challenge of collecting 10,000 pairs of shoes by his senior year. He met that goal a year and half later.

If you want to follow in Prateek’s footsteps, he said, “Find a cause that you are really passionate about. And the main thing is, you have to have that passion. You need to become motivated about it.”

Check out the feature on him below!