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Meet The Team

About Our Team

Meet Juanita Leung, Executive Director/Owner

Juanita has lived in San Francisco for over 29 years. She's a mother of two young boys and enjoys doing fun, educational and inspiring activities with the family to enrich her children's lives. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and Business Management. During her teenage years, she spent her summertime teaching at local YWCA children's summer camps. She's passionate about education and believes early exposure to STEM is a major contributor to laying the foundation for children's interests in later life.

Meet Kevin Phuong, Educational & Client Services Manager

Kevin Phuong is highly enthusiastic and dedicated when working with kids. His past experience includes six months with the San Francisco Unified School District while working with students in inclusion classes and with special needs. Kevin is an exceptional talent in the field of education and is passionate about providing students with an opportunity to excel in field of science. He was born and raised in San Francisco and attended college at San Francisco State University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Geography with an emphasis in the Physical Environment. He has also worked with various after school programs as well as being a Lead Teacher at Engineering For Kids. In addition to working with children, before he started his career in the education field, he worked in habitat restoration as a Park Ranger for the National Park Service in the Presidio. He also served as an interpreter at Fort Point. Kevin enjoys hiking, biking, and volunteering.

Ask Kevin about: botany, geology, hip hop music, San Francisco infrastructure, and his latest DIY project.

Meet Brian Timmons, Education and Business Development Manager

Before coming to San Francisco, Brian was enlisted in the U.S. Navy and traveled to many countries throughout Southeast Asia. While traveling he found an opportunity through collateral activities to interact with community residents, the elderly, and children with volunteer activities such as gardening, building, painting, and recreation. While participating in these activities Brian found an overwhelming passion to work with children towards their education and development. He is a strong believer that children should always be put first as they are our most valuable resource and the leaders of our future. While down-to-earth and passionate about education, Brian is a firm believer that it is important to educate in the most unexpected, but thoughtful and enjoyable, way possible to keep students engaged and to inspire their creativity. Brian attended San Francisco State University and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Geography with an emphasis in the Physical Environment. He enjoys hiking, camping, biking, art, and is a member of the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers.

Ask Brian about: maps, geography, astronomy, and indie music.

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Out of This World Reviews

  • "An interactive program that challenges kids to be creative and to think critically with a STEM approach to learning."

    - Erica S.