Meet nine-year-old Asean Johnson. He is a third grader at Marcus Garvey Elementary and this won’t be the last time you see him.
Amid the chaos of three days of protests regarding Chicago school closures, a pint-size public speaking star was born in the form of Asean.
The nine-year-old captivated crowds of protestors Monday, when he gave his two cents as to why dozens of Chicago schools should not be shut down.
Check out his powerful speech, as well as an interview with the new internet sensation below.