Jonathan Nguyen Trinh arrived in the United States at the age of twelve as a refugee from Vietnam and attended school in Houston I.S.D. After graduating from college, he joined the Marines and served in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and upon leaving the military, he started out his teaching career in 1994 at Kashmere High School in Houston I.S.D. After spending fourteen years in Fort Bend I.S.D., he returned to H.I.S.D. as a Secondary Science Curriculum and Instructional Specialist in 2008, Associate Principal/Dean of Instruction of the Young Men's College Preparatory Academy in 2011, and Principal of Lee High School in 2015. Mr. Trinh is now Jack Yates new School Support Officer.
Personal Leadership Quote:
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” - John Quincy Adams