Richard Chang was born in New York City but grew up in Holmdel, NJ. Before his freshman year, Richard participated in the Princeton Bridge Year Program, during which he spent a year in Kunming, China working at a NGO serving homeless children. On campus, Richard is a U-Councilor in USG and a member of the debate team. Richard also participates in Manna Christian Fellowship and is an avid runner. He's up for deep conversations and debates on philosophy, US-China relations, and basketball.