Brian Villa was born and raised in East Los Angeles. He is currently finishing up his last semester at University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Southeast Asian Studies and American Studies: Education. Brian is also currently teaching Ethnic Studies at Balboa High School in San Francisco through PEP, the Pin@y Educational Partnerships. He is critical about the education system, and believes that communities can mobilize together to create revolutionary transformations in society. Brian likes to dance, cook, play sports, and go on spontaneous adventures/roadtrips.