Originally born in Bolivia, Brian was raised in Sacramento for most of his life. He studied political science and international relations at the University of San Diego and then received his Master of International Affairs degree at UC San Diego.
At UCSD, he served as a teaching assistant lecturing students on Spanish grammar and cultural analyses. Brian’s professional experience as a researcher has made him an exceptional writer, problem solver, and practitioner of mathematical concepts, specifically in applied statistics. When working with students, he draws from real world experiences making the material relevant. Brian really strives for getting those “ah-ha” moments with students. His approach to success is to reverse-engineer from the big picture down to the initial steps of solving the problem. He is fluent in Spanish and French and is proficient in Brazilian Portuguese.
Brian teaches a wide range of subjects including all levels of Spanish, English composition-writing, US history, Statistics, Algebra I, Algebra II, Precalculus, and Calculus. When Brian isn’t at work, you can find him catching up on current events a local coffeehouse. He is also always planning on ways to get more stamps on his passport.