Popo was previously chosen as the competition's representative from Georgia, before an online vote declared her the national winner.
The contest directed K-12 students to redesign the Google logo inspired by the theme “When I grow up, I hope…” Popo’s doodle is called “Once You Get It, Give It Back.”
Originally from Colombia, Popo came to the United States as a young child, which is when she began drawing, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported earlier this summer.
Her artwork often documents immigrants' experiences and struggles, and has already earned her a lot of acclaim. Last year, she was the grand prize winner in the Congressional Arts Competition.
The Lithonia teen is bound for the University of Southern California to study graphic design this fall, the AJC previously reported.
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