Chris Hernandez

“It is an incredible honor to see seeds of love, creativity, and inclusiveness blossom yearly into smiling and more empowered children that will be the next generation of community.” Throughout 2019,

Emily Haber

“I think having those young, college corps members bring their enthusiasm to those little children has been critical for so many children in the state over the last 25 years.” Throughout

Dale Atkins

“As a member of the board for nearly 22 years, I witnessed [the Jumpstart founders’] vision become a reality, changing the lives of children, college students, families, and entire communities

Eric Carle

“Through the simple act of holding your child close while you read to them, you let them know that you care for them, have time for them, and love them.” Throughout

Dr. Joseph I. Castro

“Universities, through our education and our service, can play a role of transforming communities. And Jumpstart, through its strategic focus, really capitalizes on that.” Throughout 2019, in honor of Jumpstart’s 25th

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