Hyun Jang

Ben participated in the Points of Light Youth Leadership Institute and has goals to provide medical services to disadvantaged communities. When he moved to the U.S. from Korea at age eight he overcame many obstacles from learning English to being bullied in school because of his ethnicity. He uses his life experiences to inspire other youth who face discrimination and lack of support.

  • Home Town Anchorage
  • School District
  • Award Category Overcoming Challenges