Daniel Trust, 26, is a Rwandan genocide survivor and a nationally recognized motivational speaker. He's lectured at prestigious universities such as Duke University, University of Florida, and Northwestern University. His story and philanthropic efforts have been featured in both local and national publications including The Hartford Courant, The New Haven Register and The Record. He’s also appeared on daytime talk shows like Better Connecticut, Connecticut Style and Our Lives. In 2014, Connecticut Magazine listed him to its 40 Under 40 List. Daniel is a father of two adopted sons and lives in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
On August 17, 2015, Daniel Trust's story and work was profiled on an episode of "NYBERG," a show hosted by Connecticut's own TV legend, Ann Nyberg.
The Daniel Trust Show
Daniel Trust is the Executive Producer and Host of The Daniel Trust Show, a YouTube Talk show that highlights the impact his foundation is making in the lives of underprivileged students.
Interview with Anmol Tabassum, a 2014 Daniel Trust Foundation Scholarship recipient attending Fairfield University.
Interview with Natalie Ortiz, a 2014 Daniel Trust Foundation Scholarship recipient attending the University of Bridgeport.
Interview with Sachin Manning, a senior at Bassick High School and a participant in the Daniel Trust Foundation Mentoring Program.
The Daniel Trust Foundation
The mission of the Daniel Trust Foundation is to support students from low-income communities with their educational and career needs, and to honor teachers, who are making a difference in the lives of these students and communities in which they teach.
The Seeds of Trust video highlights the impact Daniel Trust and The Daniel Trust Foundation has made in the lives of four 2014 Daniel Trust Foundation Scholarship recipients.
The Daniel Trust Foundation 2-Year Impact Report highlights the impact the foundation has made in the last two years. To view the report, please click on the photograph above.
The Daniel Trust Foundation has pledged over $30,000 in scholarships and $11,000 has been awarded to 15 underprivileged students, who are attending prestigious universities such as Harvard University, Yale University, and UC Berkeley, and have awarded over $4,500 in cash prizes to 9 teachers and educators from Connecticut, Georgia and New York.
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