About the Author

Benny Corona is a published author, nonprofit professional, community developer and organizer, political strategist, social commentator, farmworker and immigrant family advocate, environmentalist, motivational speaker, life coach, fitness enthusiast and personal trainer; and most importantly, a humble servant of the communities that raised him in the San Joaquin Valley.

As a student farmworker Benny graduated Salutatorian from Lindsay High School in 2010. In 2015, Benny graduated with highest honors from UC Berkeley. He was the only person of color to do so from his department. He completed his honors thesis The Growing Voices in the Courts: Free legal-services and immigrants accessing justiceĀ under the mentorship of Laura Nader. He briefly studied in Japan where he published work on Latinx migrant workers and labor rights in Japan.

Benny has extensive experience working on presidential, congressional, and local political campaigns. He also has extensive experience advocating on the issues of immigrant rights and environmental justice. Today Benny works as a community development specialist and owns a small online business.