Jeffrey was born in Hawaii, spending his first two years on the “big island” before his family moved to Connecticut. At Farmington High School, his focus was on academics and baseball. Upon graduation, Jeffrey set his sights on UCONN, where he majored in Economics with a minor in Accounting and Political Science. While attending UCONN, Jeffrey received multiple scholarships and became passionate about giving back to the communities that gave him so much support. He currently resides in West Hartford, CT with his wife and son.
Best Part of the Job
“The best part is getting to work with the next generation of college students, providing them a valuable resource I wish I had had when I was going through the admissions process. Being of service to these students and their families, during this hectic time in their lives, is extremely rewarding and fulfilling.”
Biggest Challenge Students Face
“Staying focused and having an achievable plan of action are imperative. Proper planning is essential in this process. The teen years can be tough and tumultuous; however, with clear goals, success can be achieved, allowing the student to realize and reach their highest potential.”
Advice to Students and Parents
“Set clear and achievable goals, plan early, and use the many resources available. Finding a school that is compatible to both your student and your family will make a world of difference. This compatibility will make a student feel at home the moment they arrive on campus, allowing them to thrive in an exciting, new environment. Look into all of the programs of study, as well as the extracurricular clubs, sports and service opportunities to ensure a rewarding match.”