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Jerome Foster II

  • Member of 2017-2018 Student Advisory Committee, SBOE 
  • Student, Washington Leadership Academy
  • Ward 7 Resident

Jerome Foster II is a  student that attends Washington Leadership Academy a Public Charter School in Washington  DC. Jerome started his own VR company called TAU VR (officially recognized by the city), which focuses on revolutionizing the education industry around the world through using Virtual Reality Experiences for students. This idea has allowed him to  win 3rd place in the World Series of Entrepreneurship in 2017.  Jerome hopes to attend either Princeton Unversity, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brown University, California Institute of Technology, or Yale and major in Quantum Physics and Computer Science and minor in Architecture. Jerome is motivated by the notion of changing the world for the better, he wishes to aid the UN's efforts to create universal basic education for all students around the globe. Notably, Jerome wants Washington DC to become a city that requires Computer Science education for all of its students, due to the fact that there will be 1.4 million jobs available for people to join as a computer scientist. Jerome is very optimistic about the future of education and how that will positively affect the world's youth.