Jason Terrell had spent three years after his college graduation teaching in CMS schools when he realized he could make a bigger impact on students by helping other teachers. “I was a 21-year-old teacher,” he says. “I coached football and baseball, and my students were calling me ‘father’ and ‘dad’ because I was someone who was consistent for them.”
He also realized he was one of the few African-American role models in their lives because so few African- American men are teachers.
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