YACster Profiles

Meet Stephen

posted on August 17, 2017 by
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Meet Stephen

Stephen, an 18-year-old recent graduate of Seaside High, has been a YACster for four years, since he started high school. He feels that words cannot quite express how “respectable and helpful” YAC is. Stephen’s first ›››

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Meet Raven

posted on June 5, 2017 by
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Meet Raven

Raven, a 15-year-old homeschooled through Compass Charter School, has been a member of YAC for two years, since she started high school. Raven is the first ever TAGster (Teaching Across Generations – YAC’s Saturday program ›››

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Meet Jade

posted on May 4, 2017 by
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Meet Jade

Jade, a 17-year-old who just graduated from Monterey County Home Charter School has been a member of Youth Arts Collective for all of high school. She considers YAC to be “cozy, knowledgeable, and full of ›››

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Meet Taylor

posted on February 25, 2017 by
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Meet Taylor

Taylor, an 18-year-old Senior at York, has been a member of YAC for three years and loves being part of such a “cozy, tranquil and rewarding” community. Self-described as “amiable, quirky and caring,” she first ›››

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Meet Emilio

posted on January 14, 2017 by
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Meet Emilio

Emilio, a 19-year-old student at Monterey Peninsula College, has been a member of YAC for close to two years and loves being part of the “fulfilling, welcoming and cozy” atmosphere. In fact Emilio very much ›››

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Meet Tennyson

posted on December 8, 2016 by
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Meet Tennyson

Tennyson, a 17-year-old Junior at Monterey High School, has been a member of YAC for three years, since she first started her freshman year. She finds YAC to be “eye-opening, opportunity-giving, amazing, teaching, and totally ›››

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Meet Kelsoe

posted on September 21, 2016 by
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Meet Kelsoe

Kelsoe – a 15-year-old independent study sophomore who also takes classes at MPC – has been a YACster for just over a year since he started high school. He finds YAC to be “accepting, lively ›››

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Meet Vanya

posted on June 18, 2016 by
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Meet Vanya

Vanya, a 17-year-old (summer of) Senior at Pacific Grove High School, has been a member of YAC for two and a half years and loves being part of such a “candid, steady haven.” In fact ›››

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Meet Sophia

posted on May 4, 2016 by
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Meet Sophia

Sophia, a 16-year-old sophomore at Carmel High School, has been a member of YAC for over a year and finds it to be a “welcoming, empowering and magical” place for her to pursue her artistic ›››

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Meet Lorenzo

posted on March 12, 2016 by
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Meet Lorenzo

Lorenzo, a 17-year-old who describes himself as “comedic, meticulous, and stubborn,” is a Pacific Grove High School Senior. He has been a member of YAC for just over a year and half, when he joined ›››

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