Sunny Chen (they/she) was born in Nanjing, China, with ancestors from Sichuan and Hubei. They settled on Coast Salish lands in Burnaby, Canada, at the age of six, and completed high school in Langley, BC. Sunny began writing at eight years old, and hasn't stopped since. Sunny obtained a student loan and moved to unceded MST lands AKA Vancouver at 17 to earn their BA in Psychology, with a minor in English literature. They're the creator and showrunner of Open Ethnicity series. They write, direct, and/or produce DIY music videos, and cast films like SUNFLOWER GIRL.
"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." - Maya Angelou
To quote the classic film High School Musical, "we're all in this together".