At fifteen years old, Malala Yousafzai is the youngest nominee of the Nobel Peace Prize. Due to her role as an educational and women’s rights activist in Pakistan, Malala was targeted by the Taliban and subsequently shot in the head. The worldwide attention she gained from the ordeal has caused many influential and powerful people to help her with her cause.

ROCK BOTTOM is a celebration of the now-famous survivors of human tribulation. This series of illustrations depicts “rock bottom” as a place where the successful nurtured their ambition and took risks that eventually propelled them to succeed.