Jayden Smith (he/him) is a research assistant for the Transilience lab. Jayden has his Masters in Adult Education and Bachelors in Psychology from East Carolina University. Jayden is interested in using research to promote the strength of the LGBT+ community and helping them overcome barriers to wellbeing, success, and health. Jayden identifies as a transgender male. In his free time, he enjoys going to CrossFit, hiking, and spending time with his family.