Legacy Thornton, 18

Legacy Thornton is a Boston-bred writer and poet, social justice activist, and a natural hair enthusiast. She is currently majoring in English Composition at Bunker Hill Community College. Outside of school, she coaches 826 Boston’s award-winning slam poetry team. In her spare time, Thornton likes to write songs, and help educate her community on current events and topics such as racism, mental health, women’s rights, and climate change.