At just 18 years old, Jazz Jennings has already written a memoir, starred in a hit TV show, and has become widely recognized as an advocate for the transgender community. As she heads to an Ivy League college next year, she sparkles with achievements — a sentiment that feels fitting, since “Sparkle” was the nickname she gave herself when she was 3.
It also makes sense that she’s a goldmine of solid life lessons. In an interview with POPSUGAR, she discussed her insecurities, how she overcomes them, and the different ways she shows herself love. Check it out ahead.