Braden Yang is a 2015 graduate of Grissom High School in Huntsville, Alabama. He has studied piano for five years with Mrs. Brooke Nabors and Mrs. Frances Schwemmer. He has been an Alabama Music Teachers Association State winner for three consecutive years and has participated in the Florida International Piano Festival at the University of Florida. His other interests include competing in science and math competitions, going to math conventions, and working in the lab. He plans to study biomedical engineering in college, but will continue to play the piano in the future.