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Jason Young
Jason Young
Milken Scholar, 2000
High School Attended: Pacific Hills High School
West Hollywood, CA
Employment: Mindblown Labs
City of Residence: Oakland
Country of Origin: United States
Happenings: Jason is the founder of Mindblown Labs, an educational technology startup that uses mobile gaming to teach young people about personal finance and other critical life and career skills.
Last Updated: 08-15-2013
Degree Information
University State Degree Major Year
Harvard College MA A.B. Economics 2004

Scholars in Action
  • People’s Choice. Congratulations to Jason Young, MS ‘00, who’s Hidden Genius Project won the People’s Choice award in the Google Impact Challenge and will receive $500K. The program will connect underserved, young black males with the skills, mentors and experiences that they need to become high-performing entrepeneurs and technologists in a 21st century, global economy. Jason is the CEO and co-founder of MindBlown Labs, a financial literacy software company based in Oakland.

  • Presidential Advisory: President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans has a new member as Jason Young, MS ‘00, was recently appointed to help, “create lasting public-private partnerships that will empower young people throughout the country with financial capability skills.” Jason is the CEO and co-founder of MinBlown Labs, a financial literacy software company based in Oakland. Congratulations!

  • Innovation Explanation: Jason Young, MS ’02, was recognized by American Express and Ashoka as one of forty-five future leaders in social entrepreneurship in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. He is the founder of Mindblown Labs, a start-up that makes mobile games that teach young people financial literacy and other 21st Century Skills. Jason will take part in the2013 American Express Emerging Innovators Campaign.









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