Yikai (Duke) generated a passion in youth development during his college years at Shanghai International Studies University. He was actively involved in Global China Connection (GCC), a student-run organization dedicated to encouraging conversations between youth around world. His passions are holistic education, experiential education, and combining traditional learning and character building. Currently, he is pursuing these interests as a graduate student in International Education Policy at Vanderbilt University.
Duke came to JUMP! during the spring of 2015 as a Program Coordinator and Design Intern, and loves working with people of similar visions. During his spare time, he loves to run, play basketball and take photos. He believes exercise is the best way to shake the stress off and meet new friends.