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Felix Duncan

FMr. Duncan is a graduate of Grant Union High school, Sacramento,  California, where he was student body president and captain of his football and baseball teams.  

Mr. Duncan earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in English from the University of California, Davis. He earned his Master's of Science Degree in Special Education from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi. He also holds an Administrative Service Credential from California State University, Sacramento, Along with an ED. Specialist Credential from Walden University.
 
Mr. Duncan’s collection of resources has allowed him to become a most effective motivator, educator, and athletic/life coach. Last  year, 2020, Mr. Duncan retired from teaching and administration and recently joined the Oakdale Mentoring Program Team

Kenny Providence

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Mr. Providence is a graduate of Grant Union High School, Sacramento, California, where he was an overachiever academically, and lettered in three different sports (Football, Basketball and Baseball). After high school, he attended University California Davis, along with pursuing options and opportunities in life.
 
Later he joined the California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation where he served and retired after thirty years as a Correctional Lieutenant.
 
Mr. Providence is a library of resources in mental health and social emotional development for our today’s youth. He recently joined the Oakdale Middle School Mentoring Program to assist the students in critical and positive thinking

Heather Borgman

h.bMy name is Heather Borgman
I'm a single mother of 5
I went to American River college and MTI college
I am a positive upbeat person that loves children
My Favorite saying is
Be the change you want to see in this world
I believe in trying to be a better person today than I was yesterday.

Justin Jones

FMy name is Justin Jones. I grew up in Vacaville for a majority of my life. In 2014 I graduated high school in Vacaville then did two years of college.
 
I’m an entrepreneur, I own and run a fashion business and I’m a father of a 2-year boy. Some of my strengths are dedication, positivity, motivation, and building self-confidence.
 
I’m honored to be a part of Oakdale school and I am excited to see the positive impact we can have on the kids and the community.

Shamari Hamilton

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Joshua Robinson

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My name is Joshua Robinson, I was born and raised within the Sacramento County Region. I was honored to graduate from Capital Christan High School. Later I attended American River College, with an interest in Business Administration. As well as being a part of the men's soccer team for an additional two years.
 
I was then led to playing semi-professional soccer with the Sacramento Knights. After my exceptional time being an athlete I was grateful for an opportunity to work at the District Attorney’s Association for eight years.
 
Currently, I offer my time, being a licensed academy soccer coach. My love for sports is a way that I can help grow and create a foundation for children who are in need of consistency within their lives.

Andre Jones

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Hello, my name is Andre Jones. I am originally from Dayton, Ohio and now reside in Carmichael, California. I am a Rocklin High School graduate and started my college education at San Francisco State University. While at San Francisco State University I also played college basketball.
 
Currently, I am continuing my education through California Baptist University to obtain our bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. I am a mentor with the school and I'm excited to bring my passion for teaching the youth to Oakdale.
 
As well as mentoring, I am a varsity basketball coach at Western Sierra Collegiate Academy in Roseville. I feel that sports are a vessel to teach life experiences and is what I am most passionate about.

Kenny Providence

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Mr. Providence is a graduate of Grant Union High School, Sacramento, California, where he was an overachiever academically, and lettered in three different sports (Football, Basketball and Baseball). After high school, he attended University California Davis, along with pursuing options and opportunities in life.
 
Later he joined the California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation where he served and retired after thirty years as a Correctional Lieutenant. Mr. Providence is a library of resources in mental health and social emotional development for our today’s youth.
 
He recently joined the Oakdale Middle School Mentoring Program to assist the students in critical and positive thinking

Ace Cunningham

Always Consider Everything/ Everyone      
                      “A.C.E”
 
My knowledge is not determined by my education only  but instead the miles I put in on this journey calculated by common sense and wisdom.
 

Laurel Woldruff

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My name is Laurel Woldruff, I currently reside within the Sacramento Region, but I graduated from Eureka Senior High School, which is located in the beautiful Humboldt County.
 
I am a Sacramento State Alumni, majored in Child Development Class of 2022. I am currently pursuing my elementary teaching credentials in General and Special education.
 
As my day-to-day work, I am also the Expanded Learning Site Coordinator here at Oakdale.  My passion for working with children is constantly growing and expanding to its highest potential.
 
The privilege of providing advocacy to students is a responsibility I do not take lightly. I am thankful for my opportunities of positively impacting children’s lives.