Sam Silverberg, who is 17, was always homeschooled. They graduated high school a year early and are currently studying at Tidewater Community College with plans to transfer to William & Mary. They are gay, gender nonconforming, and chronically ill. In their free time, they enjoy learning about law, policy, and plants, as well as caring for their pet rats, snails, and dogs. Sam will be hosting the teen mixer “Find Your Common-Unity.”