Jeff Chen


SCA 2006 Yosemite National Park

The best ideas are often inspired by nature. Mine came to me while I served as an SCA intern at Yosemite. SCA enabled me to understand the connection between myself and my impact on the land. Interning at Yosemite, I gained skills and grew my confidence to the point where I could not only change my planet-harming behaviors, but help others change theirs too.


This video tells the story of how I founded Pick Up America with a group of friends and journeyed from coast-to-coast, 3,672 miles, picking up 200,673 lbs of litter along the way.  


– Jeff Chen, ‘06 Yosemite

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