Gelek Samphel was born in Tibet, China in 1997. Moved to the USA in August 2009 when he was 11 years old. Gelek Attended a local middle school in Brooklyn then he went to Manhattan International high school. Gelek enjoys graphic artworks, to become an artist was his dream, although he has multiple goals for the future, this dream has been the strongest. He was never been introduced into drawing by anyone, his love of drawing came from his childhood experience with temple wall paintings, these beautiful painting of Buddha, god and goddess truly fascinated him and that made him want to become an artist one day, a cultural artist perhaps.