Democratic Candidate for U.S. House District 1
Chintan Desai grew up in the bright light of America, in San Luis Obispo, California, the son of Indian immigrant parents. He attended the University of California, Davis for his undergraduate degree, where he studied Political Science. He joined Teach For America's 2010 corps and worked as a fifth-grade social studies teacher for two years at KIPP Delta Public Schools, located in the rural Arkansas Delta town of Helena. He has worked as the region's Executive Assistant, worked for a year and a half on staff for Teach For America Arkansas, and has since returned to KIPP Delta as its regional Project Manager.