Javon Liburd: #LCJB16 winner, Americas

Javon Liburd: #LCJB16 winner, Americas

Javon is a 2015 Queen’s Young Leader from St Kitts and Nevis and winner for the Americas of the 2016 Leading Change Journalism Bursary.

A journalist at BVI Platinum News in the British Virgin Islands, he has working in the media and journalism for seven years, in broadcasting, magazines, newspapers and television, as well as public relations.

He is also the founder of J3H, a non-profit that rewards outstanding students from village schools, and a member of the St Kitts National Youth Parliament.

He says, “It is important to note that even though the youths are the leaders of tomorrow, we are currently being led by the youths of yesterday, the leaders of today.”

Javon's work on Leading Change

Youth and politicians