Jonathan Cantres, MSc


I’m a first-generation Latiné from the South Bronx, committed to facilitating educational access and empowering students, internationally and locally, to chase their dreams.

🌐 Languages:

Native in English

Native in Spanish

Advanced in Portuguese

📚 Educational Achievements:

Peace Corps Coverdell Fellow

SUNY New Paltz Global Scholar

Social Sector Leadership Diversity Fellow

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar

🗽 Local Commitment:

Locally, I'm the founder of a scholarship aimed at promoting higher education among BIPOC students in NYC and a recipient of the Volunteer Presidential Service Award. 

🌍 Global Impact:

I've had the privilege of serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique, where I took on multiple roles, including that of a high school teacher and a youth development coordinator. Additionally, I have co-developed and facilitated a Participatory Action Research workshop in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Community Engagements

Existing and Previous Collaborations: