Alumni Spotlight - Jacob Martinez
Congratulations to DigitalNEST Executive Director and MIST alum, Jacob Martinez on receiving the 2020 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award. DigitalNEST was granted $250,000 to support their work to provide community & space for career exploration, paid on-the-job training, collaboration, & access to technology to youth from working-class families in rural communities.
Jacob was honored for his tireless dedication and service toward advancing the lives of local youth, as well as looking to grow our impact in other forgotten communities surrounding the Bay Area.
Jacob works to provide youth from working-class families in rural communities with access to technology, career exploration, and paid on-the-job training.