In most ways, Saige Kolbe is a typical 17-year-old. The West High School eleventh-grader loves listening to music and hanging out with friends; she would like to own a restaurant one day. But she is also passionate about LGBT issues, the plight of the homeless, and wants to eliminating the stigma of mental illness for teenagers. Saige has been chosen to be a Channel Kindness reporter for Lady Gaga's nonprofit Born This Way Foundation. Established by the pop singer and her mother Cynthia Germanotta in 2012, the Born This Way Foundation is committed to supporting the wellness of young people while empowering them to create a kinder, braver world.