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25 YEARS. 25 STORIES.

Amy Ziebarth

Head of School, Far Brook School | Former NJ SEEDS Executive Director, 1998-2010

“I am proud of the kids that I’ve worked with at New Jersey SEEDS. Their dedication and perseverance is incredible. They work extremely hard to…

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Shareef Jackson

Scholars Program ‘94
 | Dwight-Englewood School ‘98 | Brown University ‘02 | MEM, Case Western Reserve University ‘03 | Founder, Math and Physics Tutor, Math Looks Good

“Kids everywhere deserve a great education. Why should they be limited based on where they grow up?” Shareef Jackson was part of the very first…

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Three of SEEDS’ Founders

Blair MacInnes, William V. Engel and Mark J. Sandler | NJ SEEDS Trustees, 1992 - Present

“New Jersey SEEDS is more than just a comprehensive experience for students. From academic classes, emotional and social support, and friendships, to job placements, interviewing…

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Diamond McClintock

Young Scholars Program ’04 | The Pingry School ’10 | Dickinson College ’14 | Talent Acquisition, Warner Music Group

“So many people have been pivotal to my personal and professional development. People who had no obligation to me have invested time and money in…

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Paulo Frazao

Young Scholars ’10 | Delbarton School ’16 | Princeton University ’20

“NJ SEEDS isn’t just an acronym or some group of kind people hoping to make a difference. SEEDS is change. It has changed my life…

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William Stone

Scholars ’04 | Lawrenceville School ’08 | Yale University ’12 | University of Pennsylvania, M.S.Ed ’14 | Yale University, J.D. ’17

“I would not be the person I am today without the experience I had in SEEDS. My vision for how to make the world a…

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Andy Hoge

Vice President, Admissions and Placement | New Jersey SEEDS

“Above all else, New Jersey SEEDS is about opportunity. Not just the opportunity of access to incredible educational experiences, but opportunity for me – and…

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Paul R. DeRosa

Partner, Mt. Lucas Management Corp. (ret) | NJ SEEDS Board of Trustees, 2003 - Present

Elizabeth and Paul R. DeRosa have been dedicated supporters of New Jersey SEEDS since 2003. In the late 1990s, Elizabeth and Paul R. DeRosa established…

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Jasmine Harris

Young Scholars Program '13 | Far Brook School '16 | Phillips Academy - Andover '20

“I figured that being in SEEDS’ Young Scholars Program would allow me to find people like me that genuinely loved school.” Jasmine Harris was used…

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Greg Kornegay

Scholars Program '96 | Seton Hall Preparatory School '00 | Rutgers University '04 | Teacher at Christ the King Preparatory School and SEEDS' Scholars Program

“New Jersey SEEDS means a great deal to me because it enlightened me by showing the importance and empowerment of education. I became the first…

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