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Age 11 from Fort Collins, CO

Ari's love of animals is a constant: her guiding principle in life is not hurting animals by being vegan; Ari works to inspire everyone she meets to go vegan!

Why did you go vegan?

Ari learned she could make more of a difference in the lives of animals by being vegan (after being a vegetarian her entire life) 14 mos. ago when she created a website on ways to stop climate change. With research, she discovered that being vegan is the best way to both help animals and our planet, too!

What is your fave vegan food?

vegan mac and cheese, vegan nuggets, black bean enchiladas, and brownies!

What is the #1 way you like to help animals?

Ari enjoys vegan cooking + baking; she loves bringing in yummy vegan lunches and baking treats to share with her classmates + teachers. She knows through delicious cruelty-free food, she can inspire others in her school to make a difference in the lives of animals by eating ethically and being vegan!