Akhila Bandlora is a senior at BASIS Phoenix, and is the co-founder and co-president of Creative Youth of Arizona. She believes one of the most effective ways young people can get involved in their community and begin discussions is through art.
Heather Laurel Jensen is a senior at Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Arizona. She is co-founder and co-president of Creative Youth of Arizona, a 2018 National Student Poet, and a curious investigator of competitive ironing. In her free time, she enjoys writing, taking photos, and reading about avant garde fashion.