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Jamar Henderson

7th-9th Grade Pathway Coach


Jamar Henderson was raised in Charlottesville, graduating in 2008 as a CHS Black Knight!

He brings to City of Promise extensive experience as a youth counselor, mentor, and case manager, serving most recently at the Chesterfield County Juvenile Detention Center and People Places in Charlottesville. He previously worked at the Albemarle County Regional Jail as a corrections officer, and has extensive experience in trauma-informed practices, crisis intervention, and mental health support.

In addition to pathway coaching, Jamar works with middle schoolers involved in the Starr Hill Pathways program of the UVA Equity Center.

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