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Life as an Alum

Getting It Done, Regardless, in South Carolina

Sixth grade English teacher Quenton Martin (South Carolina '17) leverages his faith, family, and passion for community to be a light for students to follow. 

November 19, 2019

Alumni Profile: Quenton Martin

South Carolina alumnus Quenton Martin shares his Teach For America story.

Teaching in rural South Carolina, as the state finds ways to move beyond minimally adequate schools, can be challenging for a multitude of reasons. Quenton's optimism and dedication continues to prove leadership from the classroom can manifest ideas for change into reality.