Justin Chiao


Pitzer College

Claremont, CA

Expected Aug 2021 - May 2025

Henry M Gunn High School

Palo Alto, CA

GPA unweighted: 3.6 , weighted: 4.0, ACT: 34
Aug 2016 - May 2020


Red Lantern Cycles

Mechanic and Sales

Diagnose bikes needing repair and execute service tickets as a mechanic. Recommend products and maintain shop organization in sales.

Video Production

Producer and Videographer

Shoot online learning videos for Dillon Hu's Physics and Physics Honors classes at Menlo-Atherton High School. Record scenes, provide creative input, and manage digital assets.

Silicon Valley Bike Exchange


Repair bikes to donate to vulnerable groups such as the homeless, those in rehab, victims of abuse, and immigrants

World Vision 2019 Global 6K for Water

Project Manager
May 2019

Raised $900 and awareness for the lack of access to clean water in developing nations by organizing a local run/walk on the global 6K day, advertising the event through social media & flyers, and establishing a team of participants.

International Plastic Modeling Society Chapter

Vice President
August 2018 - March 2020

Coordinated cooperative club builds and regional competitions during the school year, as well as recruited and taught new members plastic modeling skills through demonstrations & presentations

Gunn HS Country and Track Team

August 2018 – March 2020

Managed team’s finances and logistics: organized & fundraised for two team trips, raised over $1000 through t-shirt design competition & sales, and created positive team environment through participative & strong leadership.


Palo Alto City Teen Library Advisory

Board Member & Tech Consultant
June 2017 - January 2020

Lead meetings to represent diverse youth voices, implement teen library programs, discuss ways of improving library environment and our community, and spearheaded tech related projects

Palo Alto Art Center Fine Art Program

June 2019

Created an inspired and positive art educational environment through classroom management and teaching students

Youth Events at the Palo Alto City Library

3D Design Coach
June 2017 – August 2019

Introduced students of all ages to the basics of 3D modeling and 3D printing, including one-on-one weekly classes on TinkerCad, Inventor, Sketchup, Blender, and VR

Youth Community Service (YCS)

June 2016 – July 2016

Trained as a freshman leader; created positive impact around the Bay Area in diverse topics such as environmental protection and daycare for working families in East Palo Alto


Gunn Varsity Track & Field and Cross Country

August 2016 - March 2020

800m 2019 SCVAL Champion, Multiple MVP Awards, State qualifier


Foothill College Pottery Wheel Throwing class; art featured in school, city, and regional art exhibits

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