Xingyu Jiang was born in 1992 in Anjiang, a small but warm town lying on the central China. He received his B.S. degree from Peking University, where he worked in Professor Zhang-Jie Shi's lab on palladium-catalyzed C-H functionalizations. Attracted by the sophisticated organometallic chemistry as well as the beauty of bay area, in 2014, Xingyu decided to come to UC Berkeley and join the Hartwig group. Aside from chemistry, Xingyu enjoys traveling and playing DotA 2.