Priscila Trejo-Martinez

Priscila Trejo-Martinez was born in Mexico, and came to the U.S. when she was eight years-old. She attended Marshall Elementary school and their after school program, when it was known as St. [...]

Maria Rocha

Maria Rocha was born and raised in Guanajuato, Mexico. She graduated from the Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, where she received a Bachelor’s in Psychology. After I graduated, Maria worked [...]

Kijana Best

Kijana Best was born and raised in San Francisco, California. She received her Associate’s in Social and Behavioral Sciences from City College of San Francisco and a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology [...]

Jessie Sabile

Jessie Sabile began working for Mission Graduates in 2019 as a Kindergarten teacher. She is now the Assistant Director of Mission Graduates at Alvarado Elementary. Before working with Mission [...]

Ivan Garcia

Ivan Garcia is the Promise Scholars Manager. He is a  first-generation college student, who was blessed and fortunate to grow up in the Mission District. He was supported by a loving, [...]

Esmeralda Acosta

Esmeralda Acosta was born and raised in La Mission of San Francisco. Growing up in a very diverse neighborhood, she was able to see the disparities in education. Seeing kids struggle the way [...]

Ana Ávalos Tizol

Ana Avalos Tizol is Maya K’iche’ born and raised in Guatemala; immigrated to San Francisco’s Mission District and attended Mission High School. Ana earned a Bachelor’s in [...]

Abdi Hersi

Abdi Hersi joined Mission Graduates in February 2022 as Director of Operations. In this role Abdi oversees operations functions, such as billing, IT, data management, procurement and [...]

Erin Cavanaugh

Erin is a long time educator in San Francisco and is a first generation Bay Area native. She started her work with youth as a teenager and has committed her career to collaborating with and [...]

Isabella Gordillo

Isabella Gordillo (she/her), Communications and Marketing Manager, is a native San Franciscan who is passionate about education reform, immigrant rights, and racial and economic justice. She [...]