instructor•ESSAY COACH


Fausto was born in Honduras but grew up in Durham, North Carolina. He graduated from Duke University with a degree in Public Policy and a certificate in Journalism and Media. He studied abroad in Brazil and fell in love with Portuguese ever since. Upon graduating, Fausto worked at Duke's Office of Undergraduate Education managing programs that pushed students to explore their identities and values inside the classroom and beyond. He especially loved facilitating student-faculty connections.

Fausto enjoys singing, dancing, reading, NPR podcasts and binge watching Netflix crime documentaries.


Duke University BA in Public Policy, certificates in Markets and Management & Journalism


  • ACT / SAT Verbal

  • ISEE / SSAT Verbal

  • School Support Math Through Precalc, Essay Writing, AP English Language & Composition


  • College Essay Support

Favorite book Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Dog Breed Alter Ego Siberian Husky

Favorite nerd Betty La Fea