Philjay S. Solar started volunteering with the Massachusetts Youth Leadership Foundation in the Spring of 2014 as a Senior Facilitator at the MassSTAR Conference. Philjay attended Dedham High School as a member of the class of 2009. There he was a class representative on student government and the co-editor-in-chief for the High School Yearbook Committee his senior year.
Philjay attended Lasell College in Newton, MA, where he studied Criminal Justice, focusing on juvenile justice. He was also one of the founding members to Lasell's first Domestic Violence Awareness Club. Additionally, Philjay participated with Lasell College Radio, where he hosted his own radio show throughout his college career. In 2013, he was awarded "DJ of the Year."
After graduating from Lasell College in 2013, he then served in the Americorps Program, City Year Boston, from 2014-2016. Through City Year, Philjay served the Boston community working with a team of young individuals striving to close the education gap within inner city public schools.
Philjay is currently attending the New England School of Law and is scheduled to receive his Juris Doctor by 2019.