Yang is a fourth-year Computer Engineering undergraduate student at UCSB and the leader of the UCSB Hyperloop Sensors and Controls team. He grew up in the small city of Albany CA, located in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Currently, alongside his studies, he works both as a software engineering intern at InTouch Health and as a student technician at UCSB Media Equipment. His non-academic interests include camping, ice skating, and playing video games. After graduation, he plans on working full-time as a software engineer.