Herberth was born in Escuintla, Guatemala. He moved to the United States in 2012 when he was only 12 years old. He attended multiple schools in Marin County and an after-school program provided by Canal Alliance. During his time at Canal Alliance he discovered his passion to help others within his community and to create change.
In 2020, he joined the Multicultural Center of Marin as a Learning Coach and Mentor working with students at Marin Community School. At Marin Community School he has the chance to support students academically and to overcome challenges in their communities. He enjoys working with students because he sees a lot about himself in his students. He would like to guide his students to a brighter future, then one day his students can support their own communities.