Juan Sepúlveda is the Visiting Radford Professor of Practice in Urban Education at Trinity University, where he teaches on urban education and community building.
Sepúlveda served under President Obama as the executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, where he designed and led the first-ever Hispanic Policy Conference along with a series of Hispanic Community Action Summits across the country to build relationships and partnerships to tackle key community issues.
His previous roles also include senior vice president of PBS and senior advisor on Hispanic affairs to the Democratic National Committee. Sepúlveda co-founded the DREAM LEAD Institute with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, a national leadership institute for DACA recipients. He is the third Latino ever awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.
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