Nick Gonzales

Year I Joined HSH: 2014

Hometown: Whittier, CA

Education: The Evergreen State College, B.A; UCLA, M.A; UCR Educational Therapy Certification

Why HSH? HSH is home, I can’t believe I get to be a part of this incredible community of talented educators, faculty and staff. Together we collectively help build toward the progressive future of tomorrow.

What causes or non-profits do you support and why? I strongly support movements centered around the promotion of equity for marginalized people around the globe.

What is one thing people would be surprised to learn about you? I played bass in a country music band for several years.

What piece of advice would you give to a graduating sixth grader? Invest in your community and in the future of our earth.

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Favorite Quote: “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that damn mountain.” –Jack Kerouac

Favorite LA Restaurant: De Buena Planta

Favorite Karaoke Song: “Thunder Road” by Bruce Springsteen

Favorite Sports Team: LA Galaxy