Luis Naranjo is a first-generation immigrant from Mexico raised in Santa Barbara, CA. He attended Santa Barbara City College before transferring to UC Santa Barbara and receiving his B.A. in Chican@ Studies, Latin American & Iberian Studies with a minor in Education.

Prior to joining the SBCC Foundation, Luis worked at UC Santa Barbara as a Financial Aid Assistant Director, where he supervised a team of financial aid advisors with diverse aid program responsibilities. Additionally, Luis has worked with high-need populations including undocumented students, Pell and Cal Grant recipients.

Luis enjoys jogging, traveling and spending time with his wife and three kids.



Contact Information

Position Title: SBCC Promise Manager
Telephone number: (805) 730-4406
E-mail address:

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