Born in Las Angeles, California but raised in Michigan and Missouri. Mr. Becerra took interest in science at a young age by participating in science fairs and research during middle school and high school.
He graduated from the University of Missouri St. Louis in 2017 with a degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Chemistry. During his program, he participated in a student teaching program in the Shenyang province of China where he learned how to break barriers between language and teaching.
Currently, Mr. Becerra teaches Chemistry and Biology at Collegiate School of Medicine & Biosicence. In addition, he is furthering his understanding of science and education by attending the University of Missouri St. Louis while working full-time.