Having been born and raised in Santa Clara County, Johnny returned to his Bay Area roots by joining the Breakthrough Silicon Valley team. His years in-between were spent in San Diego, obtaining a B.A. in Political Science from U.C. San Diego and M.B.A. from San Diego State University while building his professional background with stints at a university research lab, social services agency and digital marketing firm. As Development Manager, Johnny oversees our grants portfolio and contributes to other development activities. He is excited to apply his skills in support of the Breakthrough mission, our students and their families.