Lauryn Donovan is a 15-year-old tenth grader with a warm heart and a determined soul. In elementary school, Lauryn was the kid who befriended a friendless girl and defended a disabled boy. By middle school, she had joined the “Friends of LGBQT Club” because she felt empathy for the way those oppressed by the mainstreaum. Around this time, she discovered the power of social media and spent much of her spare time learning about history and then attempting to educate other kids in her social media circles about African American oppression. She especially enjoyed debating about the existence and impact of white privilege. She soon discovered that others sometimes have opposing opinions and are equally as strong willed as her, but that only served to fuel her passion.