Physical Education Site Lead and Instructional Aide
Justin Franklin joins Aurum Prep as the school's Instructional Aide and Physical Education Site Lead through Urban Play, a non-profit that empowers youth to be active players in creating a healthier future. Justin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies with minors in both Education and Global Poverty and Praxis from the University of California, Berkeley. While at UC Berkeley, Justin also competed as an NCAA athlete. Since graduating, he has dedicated his career to working with youth as a teacher, mentor, coach, case manager, tutor, and college counselor. Justin has taught students at Making Waves, College Track, Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center, Stiles Hall, Level Playing Field Institute and UC Berkeley. Justin is excited to further his dedication to empowering youth through education as a Founding P.E. Site Lead at Aurum Preparatory Academy.