Johnsen Del Rosario joined The kNOw Youth Media as a youth reporter in 2015, writing on health and justice issues in the community. As a reporter, he wrote the graphic novel, “How Did We Get Here? Fresno,” an in-depth look at how Fresno’s political, social, racial, and economic history shaped the City of Fresno to what it is today. With a strong passion for youth development, youth voice, and community health, Johnsen became staff in 2018 and now manages The kNOw Youth Media and other storytelling programs as a Program Manager.
Johnsen graduated with a degree in Mass Communications and Journalism from California State University, Fresno and was part of Fusion’s Rise Up: Be Heard journalism fellowship in 2017.