Basir moved to North Carolina from Costa Rica in his teenage years. He started working with NCLCV in 2016 as a canvasser and was hired by PowerUp NC as an organizer in 2018. Basir is a Junior at Winston Salem State University, seeking a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. “Working with people and being out in the community comes naturally to me, I enjoy my work.” he says. He enjoys spending quality time with family and while the rest of us are sleeping, you’ll find him working out in the gym.