Bo (BoThai) Daraphant is a NAKSEC fellow. He graduated with a B.A. in International Studies from University of California, Irvine, and is an artist, designer, activist, and an entrepreneur. He has worked on climate refugee stories project, founded an Undocumented Art Collective at UCI, and created a creative project telling stories 16 of undocumented Asian American Pacific Islanders through artworks, writings, and poetry called Bowtie & Friends. Currently, he is managing his own clothing line and is an ambassador/representation for an artist platform start up.