David Mesta is from Faribault, MN and is a first-generation college student who currently attends South Central College - Faribault. He graduated High School in 2018 and soon after began his college journey where he joined Student Senate as their Treasurer and through senate, he became involved with LeadMN as a Platform Committee Member and Intern. He is currently finishing up his AA degree this year.
David is passionate about working on civic engagement and a mental health initiative to better help students achieve their degrees with less hurdles. This past year, he was honored to receive the Platform Committee Member of the Year Award for the work he did to represent his region and be a part of the legislative process to advocate for students.
Outside of work, David enjoys hanging out with friends, reading, Netflix, and watching his favorite pass time WWE.
This year, David is excited to work on the emergency grant program and to represent all two-year college students in the state of MN by advocating for college affordability and the transfer process.