Born in Sacramento and raised in Tokyo, Japan, Patrick Durant earned his degree from UC Davis. Soon after graduating in 2007, Patrick became a Social Science teacher at Sacramento Charter High School where he taught World Geography, World History, U.S. History and Government and Economics. While Patrick taught World History student scores on State Standardized tests dramatically improved from 9% proficiency to over 65% proficiency. Patrick also coached Men’s Varsity and Women’s Varsity Soccer at Sacramento Charter High School. In 2014 Patrick earned his Administrative Credential and his Masters degree from Sacramento State University.