De Spencer (Class of 2022)

Job title: 
NAV2CAL Alumni, NAVCAL Mentor, NAV2CAL Mentor

Current Employment/Post-Grad Status:

De is currently a Teacher, Facilitator, Curriculum Creator, and Education Coordinator at Queens Gettin' Lit & also taking courses for his Master's in Social Welfare at San Francisco State University!


  • $25,000 California’s Department of Health Care Access & Information’s (HCAI) Scholarship Recipient
  • San Francisco State University Graduate Equity Fellow ($3,500)
  • $5,000 Crankstart Reentry Scholarship Recipient

  • $5,000 Osher Reentry Scholarship Recipient (x2)

  • NAV2CAL App Support Intern/Mentor

  • Signed up 8+ students for CalFresh and other basic needs programs

  • Applied to 4+ scholarships and counting

  • Building relationships with my Professors

  • Cultivating genuine relationships and friendships

  • Secured 3 Letters of Rec