As children, Javon Huynh, Meimei Xu and Tiffany Pham experienced racism.

These Asian Americans faced racism growing up, but they won't let it define them

Updated 8:09 AM ET, Sat March 27, 2021

(CNN)Meimei Xu grew up in Illinois, Florida and Georgia. But that didn't stop people from asking her, "Where are you from?"