Chintan Desai grew up in San Luis Obispo, California, the son of Indian immigrant parents. He attended the University of California, Davis for his undergraduate degree, where he studied Political Science. He joined Teach For America's 2010 corps and worked as a fifth grade social studies teacher for two years at KIPP Delta Public Schools, located in the rural Arkansas Delta town of Helena. He has worked as the region's Executive Assistant, worked for a year and a half on staff for Teach For America Arkansas, and has since returned to KIPP Delta as its regional Project Manager.
Chintan has been unafraid to really go after the incumbent Rich Crawford (R) on the issues:
And he hasn't limited his ire on congress:
Chintan Desai is a California native who came to Helena, Arkansas in 2010 to be a teacher with Teach for America Now he is running for congress to unseat Rich Crawford (R).
Remember the primary election is May 22, 2018 so check your registration and VOTE
I sat down for an interview with Chintan so please have a listen.