Cesar Quezada

Assistant Director

Cesar Quezada is an Assistant Director for the Multicultural Center at the University of North Texas and a student in the Masters of Education Program. He is a First-Generation college student and DACA Recipient, a Dreamer who graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce in May of 2019. During his time in Commerce, he was involved in student diversity efforts, among them as the President and a Coordinator for the Nationally Recognized student mentorship endeavor, the Latino American Mentorship Program (LAMP). As the President of LAMP he was able to receive peer and leadership recognition at the Local, Statewide and National level. Excelencia in Education named the Mentorship Program, a Program to Watch in 2018, and was nominated for the Example of Excelencia Award in 2019. The LAMP program was composed of First-Generation Students, which gave him the knowledge to work with a diverse student body and university leadership. Since his undergraduate years, he has also been a part of different associations which have given him the honor of presenting at State and National Conferences, among them the NatDC’s Diversity in Leadership Conference in Boston at Harvard University, and at NCORE in New York City. He currently serves as the Vice-President of Membership for the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE) State Board and was previously a Regional Co-Representative. As a young professional, he strives to make an impact in the Latinx and Hispanic Communities as well as making UNT a diverse and inclusive space for all students. In his role at the University of North Texas, he is leading an agenda focused on Men of Color research, gender initiatives, and developing a Latino-based Living and Learning community on campus.