Currently, an 8th grader Jashvi Nigam is a writer for The Direct Message (TDM) and a student at AES. She likes to write about current events and pop culture and the general things at school for TDM. Jashvi is really looking forward to publishing new pieces in TDM. She was born in Los Angeles, California, and has lived there and in India. She loves to travel, cook, watch tv, spending time with friends and family.