Scholar Profile

Diego Rentería

Berkeley Public Policy


Diego Rentería graduated from Harvard University in 2012 with a degree in Sociology. Following graduation, he worked at Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, a landscape architecture firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Diego is currently pursuing a master's degree in City Planning at UC Berkeley, focusing on parkspace in low-income majority-minority urban areas.

High school:  South Gate High School


College Year Degree
University of California - Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
0 M.A. City Planning
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
2012 A.B. Sociology

News and Highlights

Diego Rentería (MS '07)

Diego Rentería, MS ‘07 and the rest of the members of Mariachi Veritas de Harvard placed third in university group competition at the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza held in San Antonio, Texas in late November, becoming the only group east of the Mississippi to place.

Diego Rentería (MS '07)

You can’t make it up: Diego Renteria, MS ‘07, is a contributor for a new book put together by journalist and author Sam Quinones, Tell Your True Tale. The book is a compendium of nonfiction stories that reflect experiences of seven first-time authors who grew up in East Los Angeles, and it originated from a workshop that Quinones put together with the goal of getting new writers working on stories about their own lives; true stories that read like fiction.