Julien is from Brooklyn, New York, and has been living there his whole life. Currently at the age of sixteen, Julien is attending the Brooklyn Secondary School for Collaborative Studies and is in eleventh grade. Julien is passionate about climate change. He wants to change our society for the better and believes that we can't live in a society where we still use nonrenewable energy sources and have wasteful habits toward our environment. He believes that if we want to make a difference in a world affected by climate change, then we have to change our way of life.