Jeff Yang Memorial Scholarship 533 Floral Park Ter South Pasadena, CA 91030

2017 Recipients

Hoyt Gong South Pasadena High University of Pennsylvania Hoyt Gong’s accomplishments are incredible and his passion to help the underserved is an inspiration. Hoyt graduated as a valedictorian for his graduating class. He obtained this honor while juggling… Read More

2016 Recipients

Alejandra Hernandez Nogales High Schooll University of California, Los Angeles Alejandra Hernandez has an impressive record of volunteerism and an equally impressive academic record. She has earned a 4.29 weighted GPA while giving back to her community by… Read More

2015 Recipients

Eli Canseco Montebello High School U.C.L.A. Eli Canseco is unstoppable, and he will not let anything-not his immigration status, not the bullying he experienced as a child, and not the fact he was raised by a single mother-prevent… Read More

2014 Recipients

Elaine Cheung Mark Keppel High School U.C.L.A. Elaine Cheung will undoubtedly accomplish great things. She graduated from Mark Keppel High School with a 4.23 weighted GPA and earned many academic honors, like being an Advanced Placement Scholar and… Read More

2013 Recipients

Xiao-Yi Chen Mountain View High School U.C.L.A. Xiao-Yi Chen is fiercely determined and unstoppable. Despite having arrived in the United States only three years ago, Xiao-Yi Chen graduated from high school at the top of her class. This… Read More

2012 Recipients

Tiffany Calero Covina High School U.C.L.A. Tiffany Calero exudes determination and courage when she speaks about her calling as a physician. Her interest in medicine emerged when she had to care for her sister. Instead of fussing over… Read More

2011 Recipients

Armando Espinoza Montebello High School U.C. Santa Barbara Armando Espinoza has an unshakeable commitment to better his life and his community. Raised by a mother who taught him “that a woman can play the role of father and… Read More

2010 Recipients

Greg Chen Arcadia High School University of Chicago Greg Chen has not let his family’s working-class background prevent him from achieving amazing successes. While growing up, he remembers his long walks home from school while his parents worked… Read More

2009 Recipients

Janet Guan Alhambra High School U.C.L.A. Janet Guan is wise beyond her years and she brims with empathy. The scholarship committee quickly and deeply grew attached to Janet after reading her application. Born with a cleft lip, she… Read More

2008 Recipients

Jack Wen-Jye Chu Jack Chu personifies the qualities the Jeff Yang Scholarship hopes to promote: a drive to always better oneself, commitment to serve others, and appreciation for people and things in our lives. He was Valedictorian of… Read More