Justina Sharp is a 21-year-old student at California State University and blogger, journalist and influencer whose work has been featured on YR Media
, Teen Vogue, NPR, the New York Times and Buzzfeed. Sharp has also worked as an expert source on Gen Z and millennial branding. Her website, A Bent Piece of Wire
, has accumulated nearly 60,000 followers since its founding in 2011.
As a regular contributor to YR Media, Sharp is a lead writer and engagement producer for #BeyondSelfCare: Me, Myself and My Mental Health
, a one-of-a-kind national storytelling project that's changing the way we think about mental health. YR Media, formerly Youth Radio, is an award-winning national network of young journalists and artists who create content for this generation. For more than 25 years, the non-profit production company has invested in future generations to build crucial skills in journalism, arts and media.