Dakota Freeze Hafalia-Yackel is the youngest of three kids, born and raised in San Francisco’s Excelsior District. His hobbies include farming and gardening, playing hockey, and skateboarding. He graduated from UC Santa Cruz with two degrees: one in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Agroecology, and the other in Economics. His passion is farming with a social justice lens. He currently work as a Farm Manager for Urban Sprouts at June Jordan School for Equity.