Jersey TikTok teen gets letters from world leaders on how to be an adult

  • ITV Channel Presenter Jonathan Wills speaks to Leo Olsson


An 18-year-old Tik Tok star from Jersey has been getting letters from world leaders, including New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, with tips on how to be an adult.

Leo Olsson decided to write to 200 world leaders asking for their advice after he hit that significant age milestone in January.

He shared his quest for answers with his 300,000 plus Tik Tok fans.

In his online videos, Leo tells his followers it took a "long time" to find addresses for world leaders but once he did, he sent copies of his message around the world.

To his surprise, he got some replies - including advice from the Prime Minister of New Zealand, and the Presidents of Switzerland, New Zealand and Romania.

Ardern told him you have to learn to ignore the voice in your head that says you are not good enough or you cannot achieve something.

The President of Switzerland Guy Parmelin said that Leo "should be open to new things" and have openness to the world, attentiveness and respect.