Amanda Gorman, Activist & Poet

Amanda Gorman, Activist & Poet

Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in US history, having been named the first-ever national youth poet laureate in 2017.

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Gabby Frost, Activist

Gabby Frost, Activist

At just 14 Gabby Frost set up suicide prevention and awareness organisation Buddy Project, now at 21, she has been decorated with a multitude of teen activism awards.

Jahkini Bisselink, Activist

Jahkini Bisselink, Activist

Fighting for Gen Z voices when it comes to government reform, Jahkini Bisselink has repped the Dutch youth at the UN, and has worked with the likes of Billie Eilish.

Lavinya Stennett, Activist

Lavinya Stennett, Activist

At only 23-years-old, Lavinya Stennett is the CEO of The Black Curriculum, a new initiative that’s fighting to improve teaching of Black history and culture across the UK.

Daisy Jeffrey, Activist

Daisy Jeffrey, Activist

One young woman who won't be silenced by lawmakers, Australian climate activist Daisy Jeffrey organised school strikes in 2019, and has published her own book on climate action.

Mabdulle, Photographer

Mabdulle, Photographer

A member of the Take More Photos community, Mabdulle is a rising London photographer who has an elite talent for capturing street art and city aesthetics.

Nyome Nicholas-Williams

Nyome Nicholas-Williams

Meet Nyome, the incredible model whose campaigning helped change Insta's algorithms to celebrate black and plus-sized bodies.

Cole Bennett, Director

Cole Bennett, Director

Cole Bennett is one of the most exciting rising Gen Z music directors making waves across the industry with his production company Lyrical Lemonade.

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Hayley Kiyoko, Musician & Activist

Hayley Kiyoko, Musician & Activist

American singer/songwriter Hayley Kiyoko uses her voice to support marginalised communities and is an outstanding role model to LGBTQ+ youth around the world.

Nick Mira, Producer

Nick Mira, Producer

This 19 year old music producer has already taken over the charts with his distinct blend of emo and trap, having crafted multiple hits for the biggest Gen Z rappers.

Millinsky, Entrepreneur/Designer

Millinsky, Entrepreneur/Designer

On his way to being the next king of streetwear, Millinsky is a new age fashion/music/art phenomenon who curated his own brand NASASEASONS at just 18.

Noga Levy-Rapoport, Activist

Noga Levy-Rapoport, Activist

Dubbed the British Greta Thunberg, Nova Levy-Rapoport is paving the way for young climate activists. At eighteen years-old, she's a volunteer for the UK Student Climate Network.

YoungKio, Music Producer

YoungKio, Music Producer

Famous for crafting the beat of Lil Nas X's extremely catchy hit 'Old Town Road,' YoungKio is the incredible teenage producer showing young, aspiring musicians how it's done.

Taylor Lorenz, Journalist

Taylor Lorenz, Journalist

Taylor is a modern day Gen Z reporter tackling youth culture stories for the New York Times, she uses social media and a mobile phone to unearth global trends before anyone else.

Tisloh Danboyi, Designer

Tisloh Danboyi, Designer

This highly talented medical student is using his spare time to take on the fashion industry and is well on his way to becoming the next big thing in British menswear with his unique artistic vision.

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Nadya Okamoto, Activist

Nadya Okamoto, Activist

Nadya Okamoto is a 22 year-old entrepreneur who founded PERIOD, a non-profit organisation that offers sanitary products and education services for millions of women.

Sean Treacy, YouTuber

Sean Treacy, YouTuber

A 15-year-old Gen Zer making waves in filmmaking, Sean Treacy has achieved international recognition for his moving short films that are 'based on real happiness.'

Ellen Jones, Activist

Ellen Jones, Activist

Ellen Jones is a prolific campaigner for LGBTQ+ causes, who discusses mental health, autism, and gender. She won the MTV EMA Generation Change award in 2018.

Matthieu Venot, Photographer

Matthieu Venot, Photographer

This self-taught French photographer has quickly risen to fame since being scouted for a shoot by Tyler the Creator, who's a fan himself of Venot's eye for architectural aesthetics.

Kelvin Doe, Entrepreneur

Kelvin Doe, Entrepreneur

This Sierra Leonean innovator taught himself engineering when he was 13, proving that resources aren't a barrier and that all you need to get started is ambition, creativity, and curiosity.

Bimini Love, Activist

Bimini Love, Activist

The UK parliament is taking period poverty seriously thanks to this activist and her peers. Founder of Street Cramps, Bimini Love spends her spare time fighting menstrual inequality.

Arnaud Porredon, Innovator

Arnaud Porredon, Innovator

Arnaud Porredon is the founder of Meditect, a French company that's eliminating black market medicine in Africa by supplying internet access points and certified medical solutions.

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Aitch, Musician

Aitch, Musician

One of the most in-demand rappers in Britain, Aitch is the 20-year-old, Stormzy-approved rising star who's working to get the Manchester rap scene the appreciation it deserves.

Celeste, Musician

Celeste, Musician

This alluring, soulful British singer started off on YouTube. She's since won a Brit Award and was named the number-one predicted breakthrough act of 2020 in a BBC poll.

A Sai Ta, Designer

A Sai Ta, Designer

A Sai Ta is a designer/artist who is part of the clothing label Asai. He's gathered a cult following for his iconic pieces that celebrate British, Chinese, and Vietnamese culture.

Beabadoobee, Musician

Beabadoobee, Musician

This Filipino-British indie-songwriter is a BBC Sound Of nominee, and has opened for none other than the 1975. How many languages can you say 'rising star' in? Check her out here.

Aimee Clint, Entrepreneur

Aimee Clint, Entrepreneur

Aimee Clint struggled to understand her autistic brother's condition so she wrote a book to help others in similar situations and won a Europe-wide enterprise award for her work.

Hunter Schafer, Actor

Hunter Schafer, Actor

If you didn't know who Hunter Schafer was, you will soon. The breakout star of Euphoria, this amazing LGBT+ activist is redefining style and trans acceptance before our very eyes.

Joe Franklin, 5upplied

Joe Franklin, 5upplied

As Gen Z entrepreneurs go, Joe Franklin (17) is top tier. His rare sneaker empire 5upplied started with a single pair and his clientele includes AJ Tracey & Dizzie Rascal.

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Akshay Ruparelia, Entrepreneur

Akshay Ruparelia, Entrepreneur

Fancy starting a million dollar property empire from your bedroom at just 17? Well you won't be the first, Akshay Ruarelia started his company Doorsteps after selling his family home online.

Marsai Martin, Actor & Producer

Marsai Martin, Actor & Producer

A starring role in ABC's hit show Blackish was clearly not enough for Marsai Martin, who has a producer credit for the 2019 movie Little, which she also starred in. BTW, this girl is 15.

Johan Sundstein, Gamer

Johan Sundstein, Gamer

Only the best could win nearly $7million USD by gaming. This Danish Dota player, who goes by N0tail, is the highest earning pro gamer in the world.

Blondey McCoy, Athlete & Artist

Blondey McCoy, Athlete & Artist

Pro skateboarder, artist, clothing designer, and model, Blondey McCoy translates prescient Gen Z themes like mental health/male suicide into some seriously cool threads.

Dave, Musician

Dave, Musician

You know you've made it when Drake remixes you. One of the UK's up and comers, Dave's debut album Psychodrama was the biggest ever first week global streams for a British rap album.

Chella Man, Actor & Activist

Chella Man, Actor & Activist

The inspirational actor Chella Man is known for sharing his experiences as a transgender, deaf, genderqueer, and Jewish person of colour. Catch him in Titans.

Kian Tortorello-Allen, Activist

Kian Tortorello-Allen, Activist

One of UK's foremost LGBT+ activists, Kian Tortorello-Allen is a trans student with expertise in both classical music & activism. Check out the Instagram, ki_does_activism

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Arielle Geismar, Activist

Arielle Geismar, Activist

Part of @Team_Enough, a youth-led initiative to end gun violence, this whirl-wind of positive social change has engaged thousands with her message of peace.

Reese Cooper, Fashion Designer

Reese Cooper, Fashion Designer

The Gen Zer making waves in menswear, Reese Cooper was 1st runner-up 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. His americana-inspired label sells out in department stores everywhere.

Alina Morse, Entrepreneur

Alina Morse, Entrepreneur

Alina Morse founded her groundbreaking company, Zolli Candy, when she was just 12 years old. She now runs a candy empire selling millions of Zollipops that clean your teeth!

Melati & Isabel Wisjen, Activists

Melati & Isabel Wisjen, Activists

Melati and Isabel Wisjen are two amazing sisters from Bali who, while campaigning to ban all plastic bags on their island, kickstarted an international movement of inspiration, youth empowerment, and global waste reduction.

Marley Dias, Activist

Marley Dias, Activist

Gen Z role model Marley Dias is an American diversity activist and feminist who launched a campaign called #1000BlackGirlBooks when she was just 11 years old.

Luka Sabbat, Influencer

Luka Sabbat, Influencer

If there was ever a Gen Z 'it' boy, it's Luka Sabbat. Known for his starring role in the hit show Grown-ish, he's worked as an influencer across art/music/fashion.

Temi Mwale, Activist

Temi Mwale, Activist

This amazing British anti-street violence campaigner founded The 4Front Project in 2012, a social enterprise to empower young people and communities to live free from fear.

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Freddy Coomes, Fashion Influencer

Freddy Coomes, Fashion Influencer

Londoner Freddy Coomes began amassing his own one-of-a-kind clothing collection at just 16 and is now at the helm of a successful Instagram and Depop vintage fashion empire.  

Yara Rodrigues Fowler, Author

Yara Rodrigues Fowler, Author

Yara Rodrigues Fowler's first novel, Stubborn Archivist, was published in 2019 and got her shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 2019! Watch this space.

Ady Suleiman, Musician

Ady Suleiman, Musician

This half Tanzanian, half English breakout star rose to notoriety after being selected as ‘Breakthrough Act of the Year’ at Gilles Peterson’s Awards. Check out his soulful EPs here.

Sean Kelly, Entrepreneur

Sean Kelly, Entrepreneur

Eponymous Gen Z business visionary Sean Kelly heads the company Jersey Champs, which is partnering with celebs and athletes to create incredibly unique jersey designs.

Virang Dal, Entrepreneur

Virang Dal, Entrepreneur

Virang Dal is the brains behind EconplusDal, a fab viral YouTube channel providing students from all over the globe with entertaining and informative Economics tutorial videos.

Bana Alabed, Activist

Bana Alabed, Activist

A true inspiration, Bana Alabed is an eight-year-old Syrian refugee and peace campaigner using social media to spread awareness of the harsh realities of war for children.

Amelia Dimoldenberg, Influencer

Amelia Dimoldenberg, Influencer

The one-woman powerhouse who created 'Chicken Shop Date,' a hilarious interview platform giving viewers an insight into the lives of up-and-coming UK rap and grime musicians.

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