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She has performed her work and conducted workshops for audiences across the country and different parts of the world. She engages and speaks to thousands of students each year.
She has collaborated with Aspen Challenge, Aspen Youth Leadership Forum, Aspen Words, Bezos Scholars, WITS (Writers in the Schools) and Coolspeak.
Jamel’s teaching style consists of building strong connections beyond the classroom and authentically getting to know his students. He takes pride in advocating and supporting students with disabilities to ensure they are receiving the support they are entitled to. During the pandemic, Jamel used Donors Choose to raise funds to create over 360 care packages to support local families. Serving on numerous school committees and community leadership roles, Jamel is truly connected to the community and enjoys serving in high-needs schools. His background, life experience, commitment, and desire for helping underrepresented minorities are leading him towards his ultimate goal, to become a principal in the NYC public school system.