Colin Begay


Colin Begay (he/him), is an enrolled member of the Diné Nation. Colin’s career in education began with Upward Bound, a pre-collegiate program for high school students at the University of Colorado. This experience ignited his passion for empowering young minds and laid the foundation for my subsequent six-years as a teacher in their hometown on the Navajo Reservation. During this time, he taught K-12 students and also took on the role of a coach for cross-country, volleyball, basketball, and track. Colin’s commitment to education and mentorship allowed him to shape the academic and personal development of the youth in the community, instilling essential values and skills for their future success. Colin has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Design Studies from Arizona State University and a recipient of the Five-Year Service Achievement for teaching, North Canyon Basketball Coach of the Year.