JC Araujo was born and raised in Lima-Peru. His family immigrated to the United States where his love of learning was fostered in the local public schools of Daly City, California. He became the second member of his family go to college when he was accepted at San Francisco State University where he pursued English as his major. Right out of college, Mr. Araujo began working in the corporate world until he landed at LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. where he contributed to the educational toy industry company’s pursuit.
After spending more than a decade at LeapFrog, Mr. Araujo was offered the privilege and opportunity to teach at a local high school. Mr. Araujo fell in love with the education movement and has since transitioned to the administration side, most recently helping a pre-school through 8th-grade school in Concord, California.
Mr. Araujo is also an accomplished soccer coach with over two decades of experience and a national coaching license. He has served on the staff of three high schools in the East Bay since 2004. He is currently involved in training a boys and a girls team in the middle school age group. He is very excited to join the team at Aurum Prep.