Program Coordinator, Neighborhood Partnership Program
Juan is the program coordinator of the Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) at Occidental College. In his capacity, he coordinates a robust college access and success program centered on providing support for first-generation, underrepresented students in the Los Angeles Unified School District and preparing them for success in higher education. As a first-generation college graduate who grew up in East Los Angeles and experienced educational inequity, Juan brings his passion for equity and social justice to every aspect of his work with Oxy. Juan is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), where he majored in Chicanx Studies and double-minored in history and education.