A Bay Area native, Aaron Chiang has seen the shifting dynamic of drugs throughout his community. His desire to be socially responsible has lead him to create AP Outreach. As a student-athlete, Aaron enjoys playing basketball and cooking meals with his friends (his specialty is Japanese food!) As the current President, Aaron hopes to lead with integrity, diligence, commitment, and a little bit of humor.
Aaron is passionate about creating value in under-looked areas and hopes to one day pursue a career in utilizing business to solve social issues.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
William Bried, a San Ramon native, has seen friends and family directly affected by drugs. Will has helped Aaron start up AP outreach at Dougherty Valley High School through his mindset against drugs and how they can totally change someone’s life. Will also participates in basketball and a media tech club through leadership while maintaining the state of a student athlete. As Vice President will hopes to fundraise for operation Dawn to help them thrive to reach their goal. Will has a vision for the club to grow and play a huge part in the fight against drugs. His passion to achieve this goal through hard work and determination will make this club successful.
As a student at Dougherty Valley High School, Jordan is looking forward to a rigorous yet rewarding senior year as well as the upcoming baseball season. As an accomplished student-athlete, Jordan is proud of his ability to effectively manage his time throughout his desired activities. Having always been interested in science and mathematics, Jordan looks to pursue a career in technology and engineering.
Having lived in the Bay Area for 14 years, Jordan has seen his community develop around him. Throughout his years in the area, Jordan has seen many positive developments in his community. In recent years, however, Jordan has seen the increased prevalence of drug use and drug abuse, especially at the high school and teenage level. This trend has lead Jordan to take a more active role in his community. Being able to bring AP Outreach to his high school gives him the ability to spread positive messages of great organizations to the young adults of his community.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Justin Neri was born and raised in the Bay Area. As a senior at Dougherty Valley, he is a successful student-athlete who participates in both of the school’s basketball and baseball teams, and is eager and excited for the upcoming seasons. Throughout high school, Justin has gained leadership qualities and learned rewarding life lessons of resilience and perseverance that are valuable assets for the AP Outreach Club. In his spare time, Justin enjoys good foods and listening to a variety of music consisting of country, rock, and rap.
Justin, along with his friends, created the AP Outreach Club to assist recovering addicts who desire to overcome their hardships in search for a better life. He aspires to make a difference in his community by helping one person at a time. As CFO of the club, Justin plans to assist with the fund raising efforts for Operation Dawn and raise awareness of recovery programs.
As an 8th grader in the South Bay, Ryan has a strong dedication to make sure that his peers are educated about the dangers of drugs before entering into high school.
Ryan has seen first-hand the portrayal of illicit drugs in popular media and has seen the impact it has on his peers. He seeks to help educate his peers on the negative impacts of drugs through personal interactions. Ryan plans to continue to take on more leadership in the club and plans to start his own AP Outreach chapter at Saratoga High School.
He enjoys spending time with family and friends. In his free time, Ryan enjoys going to the driving range, playing basketball and traveling with his family.