Rajesh lives in the Geeta Nagar slum community in Cuffe Parade with his parents and two younger sisters. He was born in Bihar. His father is a compounder at a Colaba clinic and his mother is a housewife.
Rajesh aspires to be an engineer. He has consistently placed at the top of his class. Rajesh is confident that he can achieve his goals through hard work and determination. Rajesh was our first Avanti Fellow and has been working with his mentor Abhishek Padmanabhan for the past three months on preparing himself for competitive exams next year.