Jerry Robertson’s (’14 and ’15) drive for social justice led him to complete two years of service on the OneWest Bank team at Markham Middle School in South Los Angeles.
In his first year, Jerry worked with a group of talented, yet unfocused 7th grade students. At the end of his 2nd year at Markham, he was fortunate to witness an accomplishment he did not take for granted: his students walking across the stage at 8th grade culmination.
Here he shares an open letter to his students as they enter high school:
Jerry recently joined City Year Los Angeles staff as a program manager at 93rd St. Elementary.