Jacqwel "Q" Brown
Jacqwel “Q” Brown was born in the Bronx and raised in White Plains, NY. He attended college at Syracuse University and graduated with a degree in European History, focus in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and a minor in Religion.
Throughout college, Q worked as a site director/Math and English Tutor for Let’s Get Ready SAT Prep in White Plains, helping first-generation college students' study for the SATs and prepare for college. Upon graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in youth development.
With Communities in Schools of Los Angeles, Q has spearheaded the programming efforts for our young men of color. In his first year with the organization as a member of the Americorps program, he created and facilitated a boy's group at four schools. Since that time, he has been instrumental in our entire Gender Based Programming implementation and success.
Currently serving in the role of Engagement Manager, Q brings impactful and relevant programming to all our sites by engaging a wide swarth of volunteers and corporations.
With over a decade of experience serving communities of color, Q remains driven to effect change in the world around him.