Desiree Aviles joined the Brilla team as a founding kindergarten teacher in 2020. She graduated from Lehman College in 2016 where she received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Early Childhood Education. Ms.Aviles has worked with many schools in her community of the South Bronx. Ms. Aviles enjoys giving back to the community and her students by providing yearly prom makeovers to underprivileged children and encourages young women to find their inner beauty, as well as runs a yearly annual book drive to supply classrooms with new books for the students and classroom libraries in her community. Ms.Aviles enjoys traveling, watching the New York Giants, and spending time with her family.
“Every child deserves a champion—an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.”