Anthony grew up in Nanakuli and Ewa Beach. He traces his ancestry to Cagayan, Bulacan, and Carcar City. Anthony has worked in education for over 20 years from teaching to curriculum development and training. He started in early childhood education as a preschool teacher and is currently the Learning Events Coordinator at HANO (Hawaiʻi Alliance of Nonprofits) helping to support training, technical assistance and convening for adult learning opportunities. As a founding member of LAING Hawaiʻi Anthony is passionate about using education through language and culture reclamation as a means for liberation and dreams of radical futures.