Jason Wingate

 

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

I grew up in Harlem, NY and my first language was English. 

Where did you go to college?

I graduated from Manahattan College. 

What was your favorite book in middle school?

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton and Monster by Walter Dean Myers

 

What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?

The best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange is working with a community-minded staff where everyone puts the kids first, and watching the kids come into their own. 

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

Playing basketball. 

What is your favorite quote?

"You can't miss a shot that's not taken." In other words, if you don't try you will never know if you will be successful. 

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