Dang Anh Tran was born on May 26, 1998, in Moscow, Russia. He attended Moscow Economic School from where he then
transferred to Suffield Academy, CT in his junior year. Dang Anh is proficient in three languages - Russian,
Vietnamese, and English. He is an avid finger style guitar player.
Dang Anh loves working with children - that’s why he joined Mind Light project in 2012. Since 2012, Dang Anh
has been involved with MindLight as a volunteer.
Throughout past four summers, he taught to visually impaired children different keys to success: creativity,
adaptability, and decision making skills by engaging them with different physical as well as mental activities. In
addition to keys to success lessons, Dang Anh also taught children guitar. In 2014, he became program coordinator
and fundraising director of the program. This past summer Dang Anh helped create an exhibition at Nguyen Dinh Chieu
School for the Blind that simulates the life of visually impaired people.
Dang Anh plans to major in either economics or computer science in a United States liberal arts college.