Empowering Youth Through Education

Erik Quezada

 

Erik joined the Fulfillment Fund in October 2016. As a College Access Program Advisor, Erik provides specialized counseling and college prep curricula to high school students in grades 9 through 12.

Erik is a first-generation college student that comes from a single-parent, low-income household. His mom and older brother worked tirelessly to make sure he succeeded in high school and beyond. He has dedicated his professional career to empowering and educating youth of all ages and ability levels.

Prior to joining the Fulfillment Fund, Erik worked with other college access and college prep programs counseling and supporting low-income, first-generation youth. He has also worked within all education levels with children with Autism supporting their educational journey as a Behavior therapist.

Erik’s passion is access and equity for all under represented students. Whether it is access to quality education or access to college prep and academic counseling, Erik works hard to assist youth and their families with their journey to college.

Erik is a graduate from Occidental College where he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy & World Affairs. He also completed his Masters in Public Administration from California State University, Los Angeles, with a specialization in Minority students and access to quality education.