Lena Blackmon

Hometown: Vail, AZ

high school: University High School

college: Stanford University

MAJOR: Material Science

Lena Blackmon (she/they) is a writer, scientist, and educator from Tucson, Arizona by way of Trinidad and Tobago. They received a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University and is currently studying for a M.S. in Applied Physics. With writing featured in The OffingRookie, and True Culture University magazines, as well as the Visible Poetry Project, their work is also part of the anthology, Rookie on Love, published by Penguin Random House in 2018. They are a 2018 VONA Fellow and have previously performed with the Stanford Spoken Word Collective.

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