Donovan Ervin is a seeker of truth and justice. Originally from Garland, Texas, he earned his BA from Stanford University and then taught English in Brazil for a year. After a few years in Chicago, Donovan moved back to Dallas, where he spends time with his family and friends when he’s not working as a nonprofit professional. Donovan is always looking for opportunities to grow, give, and relate.
Before joining SVP’s staff, Donovan worked as a corporate/foundation fundraiser at Teach For America in Chicago, Urban Prep Charter Academies and Plant Chicago.
A graduate of Stanford University, Donovan was a J. William Fulbright Scholarship recipient and worked in the Brazilian Amazon for nine months at the University of Western Para as an English Teaching Assistant.
Donovan Ervin's Articles
Elementary School Career Day: Celebrating the Power of Story
March 24, 2017
When called upon to speak during an elementary school’s career day, Donovan Ervin faced self-doubt and then discovered the power of story.