braden-alsford-fullBraden Alsford

Braden is a year 13 student, privileged with the position of head boy at Papanui High School. Driven with passion for achievement and an utmost will to succeed, he has motivated himself to work towards a more positive and inclusive future.

To Braden, NYLD is a significant part of the leader he is today, and the leader he will become, as the same event he attended only few years ago was a turning point in understanding his true potential. Braden embodies the NYLD belief, knowing firsthand that everyone has the potential to be a leader.

Braden sees Christchurch as the biggest opportunity young people have; a painter’s canvas. Through this potential and the leadership of this generation, he is certain Christchurch has an exciting future in store.