Political commentator and Evans High School freshman
CJ Pearson is currently a freelance journalist. His writings have appeared in TIME, The Huffington Post, MTV News, The Daily Beast, and a host of other publications. The high school freshman has also appeared on Fox News, The Blaze, Newsmax TV, and One America News Network. Through his sharp and incisive commentary, delivered both though written forms and orally via his YouTube channel, the thirteen year old has acquired more than 100,000 likes on Facebook, more than 30,000 followers on Twitter, and a hefty 17,000+ subscribers on YouTube and an excess of 5.5 million views on the video sharing service. In the past, CJ has been honored for his daunting show of precociousness and has been named to both Red Alert’s 30 under 30 and the Daily Dot’s 20 under 20. Pearson is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.