Gerrod, referred to as G, is a native of Baltimore, MD, a 2011 YP4 Alumnus and a 2015 Alumnus of Winston-Salem State University, in Winston-Salem, NC; where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in Music. Upon graduation he became a 2015-16 AmeriCorps member for City Year, Philadelphia where he continued his passion for and began his career in education. After City Year he joined the staff at the South Baltimore Learning Center (SBLC) as the Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator. Recently, he received a promotion at SBLC, becoming the Career and Education Counselor. His ultimate career goal is to become a Chancellor of a Historically Black College or University; focusing on educational policy as well as minorities within higher education. Recently he became a member of the Advisory Board for Arts Education in Maryland schools in order to support the arts programs in the state of Maryland through teacher and student development and advocacy.