Walter’s primary duty is to assist the flow of information in and out of TAF Education Team, including tracking, collecting and reporting key metrics for success at TAF Academy. He works closely with the TAF Academy program managers to improve the dissemination of critical program information.Walter is a Seattle native with ties to many local non-profit organizations, working with displaced and underserved youth. He takes pride in addressing the challenges involved with communicating and impacting achievement gaps in the ethnic and class diverse regions of the greater Seattle area.
A Washington State University alumnus, Walter was a leader in minority affairs, serving as president of Black Men Making A Difference, working at the Talmadge Anderson Heritage House, and matching mentors for incoming freshman, particularly those identified as underperforming in academics. Through the study of civil rights, comparative cultures, and public service, he has learned to live by the idea, “Anyone could be great, because anyone could serve.” Looking to reflect that idea in his work at TAF, Walter is committed to serve and improve the experience of young people.
Personal hobbies include social justice, political debate, basketball, mentoring, theology, and astrophysics.