Principal North Star Clinton Hill Middle School Uncommon Newark
They said I couldn’t read. My mom and I defied them. My dad woke up at 5 a.m. to work in the oil refineries of New Jersey. That was my ticket to college. Now I wake up at 5 a.m. with the same goal for the children of Newark.
I’m a school leader now, but I’ll always be a teacher. I still remember my first day.
Running and writing... my high school coach and teacher kept me in line on the track and in the classroom. Thanks, Mr. G.
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