Javier, an Azusa native, has been a valued member of the NHH team since he began as a volunteer tutor in 2013. He will graduate from Azusa Pacific University this year with a degree in Liberal Studies and a focus on Special Education. Javier is an active volunteer in Azusa. Driven by a passion for community and education, Javier has helped create bridges between diverse communities and empowered students in his hometown. Previously, he served as a school librarian in Azusa, a special-ed paraeducator, a community service organizer, as well as a variety of volunteer leadership roles at NHH. Along with the NHH team, Javier seeks to continue fostering spaces to learn in diverse cross-cultural environments with a focus on equitable, ethical, and sustainable community building.