Cynthia Hong - Reading President

Cynthia Hong is a senior at Amador Valley High School. Over the past three years, she has been attending PLAY events and meetings and has been an active leader in the Reading subgroup. Outside of PLAY, she has been helping out school organizations, clubs, events, and village children in China. In her free time, she enjoys exploring business ideas, listening to music, organizing, and helping out the community. As PLAY Reading President, she will be hosting and organizing the subgroup’s many Chinese Storytime events. She looks forward to leading PLAY Reading towards another successful year! :)

Oscar Li - Music President

Oscar Li is a sophomore at Amador Valley High School. He has played saxophone since elementary school and has a keen interest in music. He looks forward to another year in PLAY Music and is ready to help the community grow and spread the magic of making music to everyone.

Erika Yu - Play Times Co-President

Erika Yu is an incoming sophomore at Amador Valley High School. She has been a member of PLAY since 2017 and served as an officer last year. At school, Erika is an active member of Amador’s debate team, as well as other STEM clubs. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at animal shelters, drawing, and learning more about biology. Erika looks forward to further expanding PLAY and its subgroups.

Bill Li - Math President

Bill Li is a junior at Dougherty Valley High School, and has been a part of PLAY Math since 2017. He serves as the external vice president of PLAY, and is for another great year with the organization and the PLAY Math subgroup!

Steven Yang - Math Subgroup Leader

Steven Yang is a sophomore at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton. He enjoys both working and having fun, but he prefers not to work. Although he doesn't enjoy being burned by the sun, he likes playing tennis, hiking, and running. He hopes to help expand PLAY in the future.

Henry Hong - Reading Vice President

Henry Hong is a sophomore at Amador Valley High School. He has been a member of PLAY Leadership for three years and has been avid in helping PLAY grow and expand as an outreach officer, as well as a reading subgroup leader. In his free time, he enjoys volunteering, challenging himself with competition physics problems, tinkering with his Arduino, and playing classical music on his alto saxophone. He is excited to continue leading the reading subgroup and inspiring others to learn about Chinese culture.

Emma Ka - Play Times Co-President

Emma Ka is a rising sophomore at Amador Valley High School. She has been involved with PLAY for around two years. When she’s not studying or volunteering, she enjoys reading fantasy novels, writing, swimming, and taking care of her dog. She hopes to see PLAY Times grow in the future and to take this leadership role as an opportunity to help accomplish that.

Isabella Han - Reading Vice President

Isabella Han is a freshman at Dougherty Valley High School. She has been a member of PLAY since 2018. In her free time, she enjoys digital drawing, badminton, baking, and volunteering. Isabella is excited to work with the other Reading subgroup leaders to create fun and enjoyable activities for members.

Nicholas Chang - Kung Fu President

Nicholas Chang is a sophomore at Dougherty Valley High School. He has been practicing Shaolin Kung Fu for over 9 years, and is on the US Kung Fu National Team. He has been competing in regional and international competitions for many years. He loves working with children, and along with his team of junior masters, he looks forward to helping PLAY Kung Fu grow.

Vivian Tong - Art Subgroup Leader

Vivian Tong is a junior at Dougherty Valley High School. She has been a member of play art for three years. She likes art. She also love to participating in the promotion of recycle art exhibitions, auctioning works, fundraising and teaching AI and art online.

Subgroup leaders 2020 

PLAY Leadership

Promoting Leadership in Aspiring Youth

Claude Blue - Art President

Claude Eurusvism Atrois Syteria Blue is a 12th grade student at Monte Vista High school in Danville CA. He was a volunteer physics teacher in the dandelion region middle school of Beijing. He was also part of 心力行, a charity organization that frequently goes on field missions to distribute supplies. He has been part of PLAY since 2015. He believes that good is goodness in the final hour, that seeks no advantage or utility, without hope, without witness, without reward, for above all exist kindness, and that is his motivation. His motto is: “The world generally fails to be a fairytale, but through acts of goodness motivated by kindness, more and more can start to live happily ever after.”

Danny Liu - Math Subgroup Leader

Danny Liu is a freshman at Dougherty Valley High School. He has been doing competitive math since 5th grade and enjoys teaching others to be more efficient at solving problems. In his free time, Danny enjoys running and walking around the San Ramon area. He is excited to be a part of PLAY Math to teach younger children strategies he uses in mathematics everyday.