Da’Quan Marcell Love is an experienced educator and community leader with a proven record of achievement, leading teams that work cooperatively to accomplish collective growth and results. An expert educator, constituent engagement and fundraising professional, Da’Quan combines relevance with rigor to achieve results.
Da’Quan received his Bachelors of Arts with honors in Political Science from Hampton University, where he also minored in leadership studies as a fellow of the William R. Harvey Leadership Institute. Honored as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction, Da’Quan has been privileged to work as an educator in the ambits of both K-12 and higher education.
Da’Quan currently works as Dean of Scholar Achievement & Institutional Advancement at the acclaimed T.R.U.T.H. Preparatory Academy in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
One of Da’Quan’s passions is civil rights, evidenced by his strong connection to the work of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP.) A life member, Da’Quan has served in a various national leadership roles including: national board member, Chairman of the National Youth Work Committee, and Vice Chairman of the Annual National Convention.
Da’Quan is a member of several organizations and honor societies, including: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society, and Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. In 2014, The Root named Da’Quan as one of its 25 “Young Futurists,” a listing reserved for high achieving youth leaders who have made a significant impact in their community. Da’Quan aspires each day to achieve his personal mission to “Empower and Uplift others through Service, Leadership and Excellence.”