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JENNIFER ANDALUZ

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JENNIFER ANDALUZ

TITLE 

Co-Founder

ORGANIZATION

Downtown College Prep

BIOGRAPHY

Jennifer Andaluz co-founded Downtown College Prep (DCP), Silicon Valley's first charter school, in a neighborhood where 1 in 100 students graduated from college. As Executive Director, she grew DCP to four schools and helped launch a regional movement for first-generation college success. Beginning in 2007, Jennifer served on the founding board of Rocketship Education. In 1997 she was named Teacher of the Year in San Jose Unified School District. Jennifer is a first-generation college graduate and alumna of the University of California Santa Cruz.