After receiving a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Biological from California State University of Fullerton in 2015, Leonel Islas (Mr. Islas) went on to do post-bachelor work at University of California, Riverside.  While conducting molecular biology research along with course work, he taught core science courses culminating to 3 years of experience.  After leaving the campus he gained experience through laboratory technician work before joining the Academies of Math & Science team in 2021.  Mr. Islas enjoys spending time with his family and 2 dogs in his free time, which of course includes calling extended family.