Meet our Team

Education Benevolence Foundation is committed to helping families gain access to educational opportunities through the use of scholarships. We believe that this goal can only be accomplished by people that are passionate, hard working, and dedicated. We are a team of professionals with different backgrounds, experiences and education who love to help others.


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Rafael Borja

Founder | Executive Director

Rafael recently attended the Nonprofit Executive Program at the University of Notre Dame where he earned certificates in Executive Grant Proposal Writing, Transformational Nonprofits, and Executive Nonprofit Fundraising Strategies. He is committed to educational equity for underserved communities and believes financial means should never dictate a quality education.

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Jessica Jimenez

Founder | Marketing Director

Jessica has a Bachelors Degree (BS) in Justice Studies with a Minor in Mexican-American Studies from San Jose State University. She currently works for San Mateo County Probation and has a long history of working in Education. She believes that EBF is very important because she has seen what it looks like when children do not get the help that they need and deserve.


Arlen McDaniel

Head of Fundraising 

Arlen has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from San Francisco State University. She currently works for Wells Fargo Bank as a Work Program Manager. She has a passion for helping and teaching financial education in the community. She believes in EBF, and that together we will help children have the opportunity to receive  better access to tools, resources, and guidance to support their education.


Amy Macias


Amy has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from San Jose State University. She currently works for a Bay Area regional CPA firm in Human Resources. She is a first generation college student who understands challenges many students face in education. She feels passionate about helping students obtain the best quality education.

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