David is a science & math teacher, sailor and water sports enthusiast. David has an unquestionable passion for sailing, mathematics and a natural affinity to working with kids.
David holds a B.A in Print Journalism and a B.S in Mathematics from Florida International University.
In 2014, he founded Sail Ahead, a youth sailing program that teaches kids to appreciate Florida’s unique ecosystem and environmental stewardship, while creating a collaborative environment where they share ideas, inspire each other and build leadership skills for their way ahead. In 2018 David and two partners founded Florida Ocean Clean Up Society, a nonprofit dedicated to cleaning up Biscayne Bay, educating and raising awareness about ocean stewardship. In his role with FOCUS, David aims to educate the local youth about the impact of pollution and promote the development of solutions.