Beatboxing, Piano and Identity: What's Your Melody? | Jonathon Sun | TEDxOhioStateUniversity by TEDx Talks   3 years ago

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Jonathon Sun ties together beatboxing, piano, and storytelling in order to reflect on personal identity.

Jonathon Sun is a fifth-year senior studying sociology with a minor in Chinese. His research interests in sociology are leadership, Asian Americans, and religion. Jonathon is an Undergraduate Research Assistant on the Religious Leadership and Diversity Project, that studies pastors of Multiracial Churches. He is currently working on a thesis studying Asian American pastors and how they lead their congregations. Aside from academics, he has been beatboxing seriously for about 2 years and playing piano for 15 years. He has performed at the Midwest Asian American Students Union spring conference and leadership summit in addition to the Society of Asian Scientist and Engineers. Jonathon is passionate about creating change through development of culture-friendly leadership.

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