Spencer Yamada is from New York City and is an honors student at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT studying History and Business. He has used his graphic design and teaching skills to design a curriculum for micro finance education programs in Latin America. In the spring of 2013 he attended a Seminar on Social Innovation at the Said Business School at the University of Oxford in England where he researched social media and crowdfunding went on to study Art and Design at the University of Cambridge. He also worked as a program facilitator and mentor for students going to the Seminar at Oxford. He loves the outdoors, sports and spending time with friends and family.