Gustavo Minaya is an educator and advocate for undocumented and immigrant families. His passion for assisting Dreamers stems from his own personal experience. He is a proud Peruvian immigrant, former undocumented youth, and first-generation student. Gustavo has over 15 years of experience in college admissions and financial aid. He has helped thousands of students and families of all backgrounds navigate the college enrollment process.
Gustavo currently works in the Financial Aid Office at Montgomery College and previously worked in the admissions offices for the Community College of Baltimore County and Towson University. He has been recognized as the Exemplary Faculty & Staff of the Year as well as Counselor of the Year. He also served as a Board Member for the Latino Providers Network and Amigos of Baltimore County – nonprofits that assist the immigrant community in Maryland. He is the founder of Mi Futuro Education, a company that helps make college affordable for first-generation and immigrant students.
Gustavo is a proud alum of Community College of Baltimore County, Towson University, and the University of Baltimore, where he earned his Master’s in Public Administration.
- Education policy
- Higher education access
- Immigrant rights
- MA in Public Administration from the University of Baltimore
- BA in Business Administration from Towson University