Renteria Diego 2018
Milken Scholar 2007
Scholar Profile

Diego Rentería

Public Policy

Biography

Diego is currently pursuing dual master's degrees in City Planning and Landscape Architecture + Environmental Planning at UC Berkeley, focusing on regional park planning, ecology, and river restoration. He is a 2018 recipient of the Judith McManus Price Scholarship for students enrolled in an approved Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) planning program who intend to pursue careers as practicing planners in the public sector. Diego previously worked at Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, a landscape architecture firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


High school:  South Gate High School

Degrees

College Year Degree
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
2012 A.B. Sociology
University of California - Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
2020 M.A. City Planning
University of California - Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
2020 M.A. Landscape Architecture + Environmental Planning

News and Highlights

Diego Rentería (MS '07)

Diego Rentería, MS ‘07 was the recipient of the Judith McManus Price Scholarship from the APA Foundation.  The Scholarship is awarded to students that are enrolled in an approved Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) planning program and intend to pursue careers as practicing planners in the public sector.

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.