Jasmine Nicole Velazquez has worked for The Boy’s Club of New York for 15 years. She has been a first assistant in the Cultural Arts Department where she taught dance, drama and step. Ms. Velazquez was also the Program Coordinator in the Junior Department running different programs such as the Team Battle Chef Cooking Program, and the Peace Builders Leadership Program, as well as many more. She is a student at John Jay College, where she is studying Forensic Psychology with a specialization in child and family abuse. Ms. Velazquez has a passion for working with children as they are the next generation and she wants them to be the best that they can be. Ms. Velazquez believes that in order to become something you have to start from the bottom.