David D. Fuller | 2013 CSU Trustees' Awards | Foundation | CSU
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"It is through my experiences, not in spite of them, that I have learned not only to survive in this world, but also to flourish."

David D. Fuller
California State University, East Bay
AT&T Scholar

David D. Fuller's life has been filled with trials and tribulation that tested his will and tempered his fortitude. He has gone from homeless to the White House.

After graduating from high school, he served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and was assigned to protect then President William Jefferson Clinton. After his service, he graduated with his bachelor's in psychology from California State University, East Bay with the distinction of Outstanding Psychology Student of the Year.

He is currently graduate student in the master of social work program at CSU East Bay with a concentration in community mental health. David is determined to use his experience and degree to continue his life's work of advancing social justice and empowering people. He is the father of two beautiful girls: Alathea Violet and Sadie Rose.