About Jesse Lewis III
Jesse Lewis III is an educator and inspirational speaker born and raised in New Jersey. He is an alumnus of the Abraham Clark High School in Roselle, NJ, where he was awarded the 2001 Scholar Athlete and Student of the Year upon graduation. Jesse continued his education at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. While at Bryant, Jesse found a love for serving others and social awareness. He joined various organizations, most notably working in the Intercultural Center and serving on the executive boards of the Alliance for Women's Awareness and Multi-Cultural Student Union. In addition to social service, Jesse was unanimously voted captain of the Bulldogs football team and chosen as the team's Bulldog Award winner in 2004 and 2005. Jesse received his degree in computer information systems, with a minor in applied mathematics in 2005, and was awarded the Citizenship Commencement Award for displaying the character of service in excellence. After college, Jesse worked briefly as a homeownership and financial educator at Brand New Day, Inc. in Elizabeth, NJ before venturing into the field of education. From 2010 until 2019, he was a highly effective middle school mathematics teacher in East Orange and New Brunswick, NJ. From 2017 to 2018 Jesse served as a content specialist for the Rutgers University Newark Urban Teacher Education Program. Currently, Jesse works as a professional learning specialist and regional mathematics consultant for Curriculum Associates, where he provides high-quality mathematics professional learning and support for educators.