Clay Rojas

Clay Rojas

Director of Programs

He/Him
Thrive
2020

Clay has been working with youth since 2015 when he began a program for youth of incarcerated parents at the Grizzly Youth Academy in San Luis Obispo, CA. Since that time, Clay has made his way to integrating the Love Notes curriculum into public schools and their at-risk populations in Placer County.

 

As Program Director at Pro Youth and Families, it is Clay’s passion to serve and intervene in the lives of the youth in our Sacramento communities. Clay is working hard to create spaces where youth can feel safe, valued and challenged to become the best version of themselves. Clay is a graduate of William Jessup University and a Marine veteran.

What high school did you attend and in what city?

Milpitas High School Milpitas, CA

What song motivates you to jump out of bed in the morning?

Three Little Birds by Bob Marley

What after school programs, or activities did you participate in while in high school?

High School Football, Baseball, and Wrestling.

What 3 words would you use to describe yourself?

  • Second-chance minded
  • Problem solver
  • Visionary

Who are your favorite people, groups, or organizations to follow on social media?

  • Bryan Stevenson - Equal Justice Initiative
  • Eric Thomas - ET Inspires
  • Pastor Michael Todd - Transformation Church

Please define what it means to you to be a HOPE dealer.

Being a HOPE dealer means we remind people that one bad chapter in life doesn't have to define how your story ends.