As a Chinese American kid growing up in the suburbs of the Bay Area from a blue-collar immigrant family, becoming an artist and entrepreneur was never in the plans. I’ve always had a big imagination and big ambitions to go along with my big ideas. I’ve always wanted to make things that people love and have the creative freedom to do it. But how could I pursue my dreams when my working-class parents just wanted me to go to college and get a good job? Graduating from college and getting a good job is exactly what I did at first. In 2001, I found myself making spreadsheets for a living and I thought to myself, there had to be more to life than crunching numbers, right?