President and CEO of Daniel Trust Foundation

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.

Watch Daniel's interview on WTNH/NEWS8

Listen to Daniel's interview on My Big Story Podcast

Connecticut Office:


930 Main Street Bridgeport, CT 06604


New York Office: 


135 Madison Avenue 5th Floor New York, NY 10016

Phone: (203) 545-3170

Email: info@DanielTrust.org

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