These days, being a teenager isn't always easy, and having autism can make it even more challenging.
However, it's not stopping one St. Louis high school student from going for his dreams as a talented rap artist.
Charles Quigless III was diagnosed with Autism when he was 2-years-old. He didn't start speaking until he was 5-years-old. He was also bullied.
His parents got him therapy and provided all the help they could. They stayed positive.
Now, Charles is a 17-years-old rapper who goes by C-Quig. Now not only is he speaking, but he's also singing, writing and rapping.
He wants to inspire others to reach for their dreams despite any challenges. C-Quig's music is available on iTunes.
He is a junior at Clayton High School. He wants to study music in college.
His family is looking into several schools including Webster University or Full Sail University in Florida.