Denzel's dedication to intercultural engagement and international education became congealed during his undergraduate career. He pursued a BA in French and Ethnic Studies at Bowling Green State University in the eponymous rural, Ohio town. Spending a semester in Tours, France, Denzel spent time connecting with local students leading weekly English instructions and advancing his own fluency in French. Returning back to his college town, Denzel worked as a Study Abroad Ambassador with a focus on providing access and resources for marginalized students wishing to experience first-hand global travel. After graduation, He returned home to Cleveland where he worked as a program coordinator for underserved students for an arts education non-profit in partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Melding his skills in student relations, multiculturalism, and social justice education, Denzel has found himself in his element helping students expand their global and introspective views through the medium of education abroad.