David joined the San Quentin News staff in August 2018.
David enjoys writing, and hopes to make a positive contribution to the incarcerated community and beyond by advancing social justice with the SQ News team.
Before joining the SQ News, he spent his three years at San Quentin helping students in the bilingual Adult Basic Education classes learn English and math skills as a Teacher’s Aide with the Robert E. Burton Adult School.
David also volunteers in Project R.E.A.C.H., tutoring students as they reach for educational achievement and change with help.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and cellular biology at U.C.S.D. and is currently renewing and broadening his formal education through coursework in the Prison University Project.
Close connections with his family continually reward David with personal motivation to do good at work and throughout life.