At Santa Clara University, Beau was a member of several multicultural organizations, including the Latinx Student Union and the Office of Multicultural Learning. Beau focused his student research on housing and homelessness, publishing two web articles through the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, where he served as a Hackworth Fellow. Through that fellowship, Beau submitted a report to BART that analyzed the intersection between transportation and homelessness. Beau was also a PPIA Law Fellow at the Goldman School, and a Congressional intern with the Panetta Institute for Public Policy. He received a B.S. in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy from Santa Clara University in 2019.