Math & Personal Fitness Teacher/Mentor
Jesus Cartagena offers guidance and help with their schoolwork as a teacher in the classroom and in the Fusion Homework Café. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Special Education in Mathematics with a minor in sociology from Dowling College. He did his field training at Brentwood High School and Wyandanch High School in New York for two years, where he taught in an inclusion and general education classroom setting. Also for four years he volunteered working with the Special Olympics in weight lifting. Jesus is athletic, so in his free time he loves playing sports and going to the gym. He also loves traveling with his fiancé and his family. In 2009, Jesus competed in a bodybuilding competition, where he took first place. In 2010, Jesus was rank 4th in the country for college wrestling in NJCAA.