About Katelyn Lonas

Katelyn Lonas is 16 years old and the CEO of her company, Bearific.  Currently, she has over 60 published books, which are sold worldwide and available on Barnes & Noble and Walmart.  Katelyn has also published five apps on the Google Play Store and has a YouTube channel called Bearific Studios, where she posts drawing videos and cartoons based on her books.  She published her first book when she was 9 years old, and it was called Bearific Adventure.  At age 11, she won 2nd place in an art contest about saving the whales. At 12 years old, Katelyn joined the Palos Verdes Young Entrepreneurs Academy, where she learned about business and published her second book.  Since then, Katelyn has been designing logos for multi-million dollar non-profit organizations and was given a reward for her artwork at the Elk's Club.