Coordinator for Minority Outreach Programs
MA, Higher Education, Portland State University, 2013; BA, Communication, Southern Oregon University, 2009
Jonathan has been working at SOU since 2009. For the past eight years, he has devoted his time working with the Latino community to increase high school graduation, college enrollment, parent participation, assistance to undocumented students, and the creation of numerous programs for underrepresented students. He has been working with youth for over 14 years in southern Oregon. Currently, he is the Co-Director of Academia Latina hosted at Southern Oregon University. Jonathan’s passion is the implementation of programs in higher education institutions that can help guide underrepresented students to obtain a college education. In his free time, he is a member of numerous boards and organizations that included the Oregon Community Foundation’s Latino Partnership Program, the Southern Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund, Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Cultural Connections, Hispanic Interagency Committee, and SOU’s Diversity & Inclusion and Strategic Planning Committees. In March 2017, Jonathan was appointed to the Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs by Governor Kate Brown.
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