Tell us a little bit about yourself:
I’m an American student currently living in Japan. I’m from the rural mountains of Northern California. I love walking around the city, reading novels, listening to podcasts, making ceramics and taking photographs.
What one thing are you most proud of in your 16 years so far?
I am most proud of the connections I have made with the people around me, and the art that I have been able to create.
What one thing do you hope to have achieved by the age of 100?
I hope to have communicated thoughtfully with others through art and storytelling to create a better future. I want to have had loving family and friends. I want to have lived peacefully and made the world a better place.
What piece of advice would you give to your 10 year old self?
Focus on doing the things you love.