Jibraan Lee has been working in youth development and community organizing in San Francisco since 2009. During this time, he has taught in SFUSD classrooms and directed high quality and innovate afterschool and summer programs at Hillcrest and Visitacion Valley Elementary Schools. Through his experience, he has grown into the position of Beacon Director at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Middle School.
Here are some appreciations from his Principal, Director, and the San Francisco Beacon Initiative:
“Dedicated! Focused! Culturally Competent! Empathetic! Reflective! Passionate! Detailed!S Student-Centered! A brief list of the qualities embodied by Jibraan Lee, MLK Beacon Director.” – Michael Essien, Principal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Middle School
“Jibraan is a youth-centered, relationships building extraordinaire. Jibraan excels at breaking down issues and working in partnership with his team to develop and implement solutions together. I appreciate Jibraan for his creativity, passion and commitment to the work. The MLK Beacon has already grown immensely under his leadership.” – Sarah Ballard-Hanson, Senior Director of Beacons & Youth & Teen Services of Bayveiw YMCA
“Jibraan is a thoughtful and experienced leader who brings great skills to his Beacon and the Beacon Network. He is solution oriented and is always learning as well as leading.” – Sally Jenkins-Stevens, Associate Director of SFBI