Lucas Cocco Delgado

Lucas Cocco Delgado graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology and a minor in Government and is currently pursuing a Masters in Education from Boston University. His undergraduate research, in collaboration with Dr. Richard T. Lee and the Harvard Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Department, has focused on complement receptor C5aR1's evolutionarily conserved role in successful cardiac regeneration. He served as president of HACIA Democracy, the world's largest Model OAS conference, and of the Woodbridge Society, Harvard’s international student group, before becoming an educator with Teach for America. For the last year, Lucas has taught biology and biomedical science at a Title 1 high school. Since 2016, he has worked for the Academy as a Teaching Assistant and Residential Advisor. Aside from these roles, he is very interested in student post-secondary mentorship and counseling.


Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology

Minor: Government


Boston University Wheelock College of Education

Boston, MA

Master of Education (Ed.M.) in Curriculum & Teaching

Extracurricular Activities

  • Woodbridge International Society
  • HACIA Democracy
  • Model United Nations
  • Harvard Organization for Latin America
  • Crimson EMS

Fun Facts

  • Lucas is a fan of hiking, swimming and recently discovered his love for functional fitness
  • He is an avid Mario Kart and Pokémon player with a love for anything Nintendo