From Vallejo and the middle child of six Douglas is the first in his family to obtain a Bachelor’s degree and now his Master’s. He started his educational journey of as a graphic designer with dreams of working in Silicon Valley creating the new great video games. But one day that all changed and a discovery of a new profession started. Douglas found a natural talent and delight when working with students and those looking to improve their lives. He took on many leadership roles at his community college, BA and Master’s program. As a counselor Douglas looks to help those he work with the best way he can with the love and passion that drives him each day.