“G” Yamazawa


George “G” Yamazawa, Jr. is a Durham, North Carolina, native, National Poetry Slam Champion, Individual World Poetry Slam Finalist, and Kundiman Fellow. He has been a featured performer at over 150 universities including Princeton University, NYU-Abu Dhabi, and The University of Guam. His work has been featured on TV One’s Verses and Flow, the Sundance Film Festival, Beltway Quarterly, and the Pentagon.


He is a founding member of Sacrificial Poets, the largest youth poetry organization in North Carolina, and has also served as a teaching artist for the Washington, DC, based non-profit Split This Rock.

George was on Next Level Team Indonesia.