2021 National Poet Youth Laureate
Alexandra is an 18-year-old Vietnamese American poet from Sacramento, CA. She is one of Sacramento’s 2020 Youth Poet Laureates and is the 2021 National Youth Poet Laureate of the United States. As a second-generation individual, Alexandra employs poetry as a tool of self-reclamation and social justice for marginalized communities. This fall, she will be a freshman at Stanford University where she aims to combine her passions for creative writing, science, and civic engagement.