The Warriors Community Foundation, honored the Impact Warrior Award to Jacob Martinez, CEO and Founder of Digital NEST, in recognition of his outstanding dedication to providing youth opportunities to build a strong foundation of the skills and experiences every young person needs to thrive in today’s workforce.


During halftime on the March 22nd game between the Golden State Warriors and the Indiana Pacers, Jacob was invited to center court to accept the well-deserved award in front of a packed stadium.

Digital NEST is celebrating its first decade of equipping youth with the skills, network, and resources necessary to thrive in the job market. What started in Watsonville, the NEST has since expanded its reach to Salinas, Gilroy, Modesto, and soon Stockton—The NEST team’s dedicated efforts serve as a powerful testament to our mission. We envision a nation where every young person, regardless of their background or circumstances, is equipped with the essential skills and knowledge to thrive in the future career landscape.

Congratulations Jacob! Your commitment to supporting our communities is truly inspiring to each and every one of us.