Kevin Beckford is the Co-Founder of The Hustlers Guild, a nonprofit that uses hip hop to expand access and opportunity to Black and Latino/a Youth Development in technology and entertainment. He also serves as the Advancement Manager for a school network in NYC.
His nonprofit has reached over 2, 200 students in the Washington, D.C. area to provide coding, social-emotional learning, and workforce enrichment opportunities for Youth Development. Kevin also worked for the White House as the Domestic Policy Portfolio Lead in the White House Presidential Correspondence Office from 2014-2016. Prior to serving as a political appointee under the Obama administration, Kevin taught African American history, AP Government and Politics, and English to high school students in Philadelphia.
Kevin received his B.A. in African American Studies and Political Science from Yale University, his MPhil. in African Studies from the University of Cambridge, and his MSc. in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.