Jessica Zhang, 16, is a student at Middlesex School in Concord, MA. She started her nonprofit, Yoga4youths, to teach yoga and mindfulness in public and private schools with high suicide rates. In addition, she has achieved a President's Volunteer Service Award and is currently a Miss CEO ambassador and Girl Up club leader to further female empowerment. Last summer, she worked as a writing intern at the Stanford Daily, learning collegiate journalism from the current editor-in-chief, Ada Statler. When she's not avidly reading books, writing, or watching TEDx Talks, Jessica can be found meditating and practicing yoga.
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.