Kyaw, also known as Johnny, was born in Thailand and arrived in Australia in 2008 when he was five. The transition from one country to another was a massive culture shock for him and his family.
The intense change caused a number of struggles and during this time one of Johnny’s teachers encouraged him to apply for the Skyline Program. In Year 12 he is studying Chemistry, Biology, Further Maths, English and German and he grateful that Skyline has empowered him to excel in his learning and has become a support network of peers and adults wanting to see him succeed.
He is interested in gaming, movies, TV and politics especially around BREXIT, USA and the South China Sea. He is very proud to be an Australian and he is intrigued by government, leadership and authority, for example currently he is very interested in all matters relating to ScoMo, Trump and Johnson.
This year he aspires to higher self-respect and confidence. He is inspired by Alexandra Ocasio-Cortes and motivated to create a better future for himself and the world.