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JA Dallas Alumnus Highlight: Adan Gonzalez

Adan Gonzalez, a JA Dallas Alumnus and 2011 JA Dallas Student of the Year, has accomplished a lot since graduation. He is a living example and role model for all…

Checking In, JA Alumni Spotlight: Yakin Vargas, JA Dallas of The Year

About Yakin Vargas: Yakin Vargas is an all around all-star, a soccer and volleyball player, 4.2 GPA, member of the National Honor Society, and Student Council Representative, amongst other accomplishments…

JA Counselor, Educator & Veteran Spotlight: Monica Pedroza

About Monica Pedroza: Monica Pedroza has been an educator and counselor for Irving Independent School District since 1999. Before becoming an educator, she served our country in Army for 24…

JA Dallas Volunteer Spotlight: Irum Jones

About Irum Jones: She is a woman that inspires us to live in our Ikigai; a Japanese mindfulness practice that combines the joy from doing everything with a sense of…

JA Alumni Feature Story: Gabbe’ Smith

ABOUT GABRIELLE (GABBE’) SMITH: Gabrielle (Gabbe’) Smith is a seasoned executive coach, leadership & development trainer and corporate culture & citizenship officer. She helps others realize their professional potentials and…