International Speaker | Social Entrepreneur | Youth Advocate 

Daniel Trust is President and CEO of Daniel Trust Foundation, an award-winning youth development nonprofit organization that provides mentorship and scholarships to low-income students in Bridgeport, CT and New York, NY.


Daniel is a survivor of the Rwandan Genocide and immigrated to the United States as a refugee at the age of 15. Daniel is a proud member of the LGBTQ community. 


As an international speaker, Daniel has spoken to thousands of people in Asia and at high schools, colleges, and conferences throughout the United States. As a youth advocate, Daniel has provided mentorship and scholarships to hundreds of talented low-income youth who identify as first generation college students, refugees, and members of the LGBTQ Community.

Daniel Trust’s story and work with youth has been featured in local, national and international publications and has appeared on various TV and Radio programs. Most recently, Connecticut Magazine and Fairfield County Business Journal named Daniel to its 40 Under 40 lists. Daniel Trust received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Southern Connecticut State University and currently resides in New York City.


To learn more about Daniel and his Foundation, visit www.DanielTrustFoundation.org.

Daniel Trust has been invited to speak at hundreds of colleges and universities, including:

Watch Daniel's interview on WTNH/NEWS8

Listen to Daniel's interview on My Big Story Podcast

Watch TRUST to witness the impact of Daniel's work

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Daniel Trust

930 Main Street 

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Tel: 203-545-3170


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