What He Faced: Jorge was a careless student, pushing school aside and being involved in gang violence and drug abuse.
How We Helped: Jorge’s Site Coordinator, Mr. Chris, began daily check-ins with Jorge and established a relationship built on trust. He also paired Jorge with mentors to show him opportunities with an education.
Where He Is Now: Jorge’s attendance and academics greatly improved. In 2015, he graduated and planned to attend Northwest Vista College where he aspires to be a Mechanical Engineer.