Viet Mai is a poet from San Diego. As a member of the 2013 ELEVATED! Slam Team, Viet represented San Diego to rank 4th place at the National Poetry Slam in Boston, MA. He focuses his writing and performing towards education, community development, self-reflection, and empowerment. In addition to co-hosting open mics, ELEVATED! and Poetic Avenue, Viet serves as a program facilitator with the Village of Promise Collective Mentoring Program, and as an independent consultant specializing in school data and assessment.