Desi Mundo (Writer/Aerosol Artist) is the founder of the Community Rejuvenation Project (CRP). Under his leadership, CRP has produced more than 250 murals in the Bay Area, Chicago, Albuquerque, and Bologna, Italy. As an artist, he has collaborated with influential aerosol artists ZORE, P.H.A.S.E.2, VULCAN, and RAVEN.

Desi also has a long history of community organizing and public art advocacy. He received the Rising Leaders Fellowship from the Youth Leadership Institute in 2005 and has been awarded the Individual Artist grant from the City of Oakland eight times. He has worked with numerous non-profit and community organizations such as United Roots and Phat Beetz and is a member of the Technical Advisory Council for Urban Tilth’s North Richmond Farm and the Advisory Council for the Youth Media Project.

For his activism, volunteerism, and artistic contributions, Desi is also a recipient of the Best of the Bay award from East Bay Express.

Desi was on Next Level Team Egypt.