Elliot Chen graduated from Eastern Guilford High School in Gibsonville, North Carolina. Chen served as a National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad (NCCJ) ANYTOWN Ambassador and was Chairman of the 2013 Student Ambassadors. His achievements also include organizing an anti-bullying campaign at Eastern Guilford High. Chen was captain of the men’s varsity basketball team and president of the National Honor Society. He intends to major in business and as a Bonner Leader will be working withEmPOWERment, Inc.