M.A., New York University, 2006
B.A., University of Southern California, 2004
Born in Southern California, Efren began his higher education at Long Beach City College and after two years transferred to the University of Southern California. At USC he double majored in Sociology & American Studies and Ethnicity and minored in Social Work. In 2006 he received his Master’s degree in Counseling: Colleges and Community Agencies from New York University. Efren Joined the Saddleback College family in 2006 as a part-time counselor for the EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs programs. Efren also teaches Counseling 140 and Counseling 1. In his spare time he likes to run and spend time with his family.