Paul S. Flores is a writer and performer whose work has been featured on hundreds of stages and universities across the hemisphere. He appeared on Season 3 and 4 of HBO Def Poetry and he was named the San Francisco Weekly 2011 Most Politically Active Hip-Hop Performance Artist. His recent plays Placas, You're Gonna Cry and REPRESENTA! have impacted youth and Latino audiences across the United States. He is the co-founder of Youth Speaks, and he currently works as program manager for Latino Men and Boys mentorship program at the Unity Council in Oakland.

Season 3 & 4 contestant, HBO Def Poetry