Josh Miller, Director of Gen Z Studies, XYZ University

Josh Miller is a passionate and informed advocate for his generation—Generation Z – and at 17 years old, he is already on his way to becoming a renowned thought leader. Among his many achievements, Josh is XYZ University’s Director of Gen Z Studies, co-author of XYZ University’s research papers Ready or Not – Here Comes Z and Teaching Gen Z: Everything we wish schools knew about our generation and education, and he’s the host of The Gen Z Podcast.

Josh launched his first business at the age of 13. That same year, he started speaking on national stages with the NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 initiative. That opportunity led him to becoming a co-anchor on Minnesota Vikings Huddle TV on Fox Sports North and he has since spoken in front of and been mentored by several notable international business leaders.

He’s the recipient of many awards including Teenage CEO to Watch, Minnesotan to Meet, and his school district’s Investment in Youth Award. In addition to his role at XYZ University, Josh is a junior in high school where he is the captain of his varsity tennis team, and he is also a board member for the InSports Foundation.