Jerelyn Rodriguez, 2016-17

KIPP Alumna Jerelyn Rodriguez


Bronx-native Jerelyn Rodriguez co-founded The Knowledge House in 2014, where she serves as Chief Executive Officer. This year she was honored as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Education. Previously, she coordinated STEM after-school programs at Braven, formerly known as Beyond Z, and was the Bronx Field Director for Reshma Saujani’s (Founder of Girls Who Code) 2013 campaign for New York City Public Advocate. In 2011, Jerelyn joined Students for Education Reform (SFER) as the National Program Director. Prior to SFER, Jerelyn worked in the public school system, teaching and designing student programs. She is on the leadership council for South Bronx Rising Together, a founding Datanaut at NASA, a fellow at Camelback Ventures and the New Leaders Council. She sits on the board of the BXL Bronx Business Incubator and the Media Business Incubator at Hostos Community College. Jerelyn has a degree in film studies from Columbia University.