Richard Reyes is the founder and executive director of PLUS ME Project. He is a social justice advocate who believes every story matters and has shared his narrative of becoming the first in his family to earn a college degree with over 150,000 students across the country. As a storyteller, entrepreneur, and executive director, Richard finds his passion in connecting and inspiring others through narrative and supporting youth from low-income communities build confidence as they pursue their college, career, and life goals. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Critical Theory & Social Justice from Occidental College and his master’s degree in Educational Foundations from California State University, Los Angeles.
Executive Director, PLUS ME Project