Jason Boxer was born and raised in Manhattan Beach, Jason (they/them/theirs) was elected last November to the MBUSD Board at the age of 28. They are an alum of Manhattan Beach schools, and participated in cross country, ComedySportz, and La Vista at Mira Costa. Jason took a gap year between Costa and college, riding a bicycle across the United States, and they encourage all Manhattan Beach students to consider something similar! Since graduating from college, Jason has worked as a public school teacher, a community organizer, and an administrator with the Story Pirates, a literacy non-profit that uses the arts to teach reading and writing in Title I schools. In their spare time, Jason plays piano and goes for bike rides.