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AIS Announces New AIS PREP Director Kevin Sekaquaptewa

American Indian Services welcomes long-time educator Kevin Sekaquaptewa to the team as the new AIS PREP Director.

Meet Kevin Sekaquaptewa

Kevin Sekaquaptewa (Hopi) was born and raised in Orem, Utah. An American Indian Services scholarship recipient himself, he attended Utah Valley University and graduated with a bachelor of arts in History, with a Native American Studies Minor. In 2014, Kevin began teaching 6th grade at Tse’bii’nidzisgai Elementary, in Monument Valley, Utah on the Navajo Nation. During his time teaching, he decided to return to school. He attended Southern Utah University and received his Master of Public Administration in 2019. He has previous experience in higher education as an academic advisor and college admissions advisor at UVU.

His passion for working with Indigenous youth has led him to this position as AIS PREP Director. He will also continue his pursuit of education for the betterment of AI/AN students by starting his PhD at the University of Utah in Educational Leadership this fall.

He and his wife Crystal Willie Sekaquaptewa DDS (fellow AIS scholarship recipient) recently moved from Monument Valley, UT and now reside in Vineyard, UT.

Learn more about our AIS PREP program.

How You Can Help

AIS donors and supporters will play a vital role in helping AIS PREP provide the best STEM program possible this summer. If you would like to help, you can make a donation today or explore other ways to help.

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