Jorge Hernandez

 

Where did you grow up and what was your first language?

I grew up in Harlem and Dominican Republic. My first language was English.

What from your hometown do you wish you could find in New York City?

NYC is my hometown, but I miss the beaches in DR.

Where did you go to college?

I earned my Associate's Degree at Lehman College and I earned my B.A. in Business Communications at Baruch College. I am currently earning my Master's Degree in Math Education at Lehman College. 

What was your favorite book in middle school?

My favorite book in middle school was Lord of the Flies by William Golding.

 

What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

I attended P.S. 192 as a child, so I am honored that I have the opportunity to educate the young people in my community in mathematics; plus I can walk to work in five minutes!

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?

Watching Netflix and chilling with my girlfriend.

What is your favorite quote?

“God helps those who help themselves.” - Algernon Sidney

"Work Hard, Get Smart. Be Good, Change the World."