Andrew Brooks, 16, was born and raised in the Chicago area and currently resides in Highland Park, Illinois. He is a student at Highland Park High School and is a leader in his community and an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ+ rights. Andrew is also a professional actor, having appeared in a recent episode of Chicago Med on NBC. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, seeing Broadway shows, and traveling to new and interesting places.
Channel Kindness is a digital platform created by Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation. It is a safe space for young people to tell their stories of kindness, resilience, and community. By highlighting the people and organizations that are doing good in their communities, Channel Kindness’ audience is inspired to create a kinder and braver world, one story at a time.