George Yamazawa Jr.

George Yamazawa Jr.

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 At 23 years old, George Yamazawa, Jr. is the youngest poet in the nation to become a National Poetry Slam Finalist and Southern Fried Champion. A 2nd generation Japanese-American and Durham, NC native, “G” has been featured at the Sundance Film Festival, Bonnaroo Music Festival, TV One’s Season 3 of Verses and Flow, and has performed in over 40 American cities and 5 European countries. He is a Kundiman fellow, Kollaboration DC Winner, and regular Busboys and Poets host and teaching artist in the Washington, DC public school system.