Wilton lives in Villa Laura, a village on the outskirts of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
He lives with both parents and two sisters. His dad works in construction but construction work is hard to find. His mother helps sell groceries at her brother's grocery store and earns meager wages. Wilton's parents struggle to provide for the family.
Wilton is 14 years old and attends the public school. He is in 8th grade and his favorite subject is language arts. In his free time, Wilton likes to play baseball. In the future, Wilton wants to become a veterinarian.