Darren Chapman

A community activist describes the value in understanding one another through cultural diversity and cultural competence in education.

By Team XQ

CEO, TigerMountain Foundation

Darren is a community activist who has committed his life to helping people. He elected to build up his home neighborhoods much like his grandmother, whose garden nourished the community. He founded and served as chief executive officer of TigerMountain Foundation (TMF), implementing empowerment initiatives to uplift communities since 2005. TigerMountain’s initiatives are community garden and landscape development; audio, visual and performance art; and community service and volunteerism. The gardens promote healthy living by growing lush-gardens and feeding the community. He studied at Arizona State University and Mesa Community College where he participated in athletics and philanthropy.