Jeff Yang is the publisher and founder of A. Magazine: Inside Asian America, which he launched upon graduating from Harvard University in 1989. Since then, A. has grown into the nation's largest publication for English-speaking Asian Americans.

Before embarking on his collaboration with Jackie, Yang cowrote A. Magazine's first book, Eastern Standard Time: A Guide to Asian Influence in American Culture, From Astro Boy to Zen Buddhism (Houghton Mifflin, May 1997). Yang has also been a columnist for The Village Voice, and a featured contributor for Vibe.

He lives in New York City, where he always does his own stunts.