Born and raised in Los Angeles, Yenmin Young graduated with a degree in Physics Education from New York University. She teaches Physics and Engineering Design at East Side Community High School, a project-based school in New York’s Lower East Side. Young loves teaching others about how the world works and how to make it better. In her spare time, she studies Mandarin and looks for ways to volunteer around the city. Whenever she has a chance, she hops on a plane to explore a different culture. Young’s favorite extinct animal is the dodo bird.