Fourteen-year-old Tyler Gordon’s journey from a regular kid growing up in San Jose, California, to a nationally recognized artist wasn’t without its challenges. For the first six years of his life he was deaf, which led to a stutter — and bullying. Art gave him a creative outlet for his pain. Then, after painting a portrait of Kamala Harris, he received a call from the woman herself. Soon his art was everywhere. He had an interview with the The Today Show. He was the youngest artist featured in the Beverly Center. His portrait of LeBron James became the cover of TIME Magazine. And that was only the beginning!