Agnishwar Jayaprakash is young change maker born and raised in Chennai, India. From humble beginnings, he rose to international prominence due to his stellar swimming career and currently holds 6 Indian national records

In 2014, he commenced on a journey inspired by Former President of India Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam to empower youth across India through his innovation start-up ecosystem known as Ignite-India which is now established in over 7000 schools across the nation.

He is a UN Youth Ambassador and a strong advocate who promotes Youth action towards 17 SDGs. In 2015, he conceptualized and produced Ezham Arivu a Talent Hunt TV Show for Students and to showcase innovation amongst school and college students.