Mr. Castillo was born in Brooklyn, NY and grew up in the Dominican Republic. He attended John Jay College of Criminal Justice where he majored in Criminology with a concentration in social psychology.
Before coming to BASIS Independent, Mr. Castillo worked for ten years in the security and investigations industry for major retailers in NYC, including Saks Fifth Avenue and Barneys New York.
Mr. Castillo says, "I was eager to make the transition to operations, specifically in academics. I truly enjoy my role as the Facilities Assistant at BASIS Independent. I contribute to our daily operations needs assuring our students, faculty, staff, and visitors thrive in a safe, clean, and fun learning environment."
Mr. Castillo has an adventurous spirit. He enjoys traveling to new places, hiking, going for long walks, running in the park and working out at the gym. He is an avid cinema-goer and an astronomy fanatic.
Mr. Castillo has played amateur baseball since he was eight years old. In 2004, he played at the professional level for the Detroit Tigers Dominican Summer League, Baseball Class A Division.