Miles Dunna was born in West Africa and raised in Saint Paul, MN. He joined Beacon Academy after three years as the Assistant Director of Diversity & International Recruitment at a small, private, liberal arts college in Minnesota. Prior to entering higher education professionally, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and a Juris Doctorate from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. His work in college admissions and legal services sparked his passion for diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. He continues to look for ways to infuse these values into schools, local communities, and the criminal justice system. In his spare time, he enjoys the performing arts, staying up-to-date with pop culture, listening to podcasts, and exercising.