Blake Newborn, 16, was born in a rural town in Pennsylvania and currently lives in the Pittsburgh area. Blake has founded Teen Talk Hotline when he was 15 years old to motivate and empower people to use their voices for good and to make a positive difference. He is enrolled in cyber school and is expecting to go to college within the next two years. He is interested in pursuing modeling, journalism, and acting in the future. Blake loves traveling, photography, writing poetry, and running in his free time.
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.