Jarvis Nash, Segal Fellow

Jarvis Nash

2015 City Year Bridge Builder Segal Fellow

Jarvis Nash is the 2015 winner of the Eli J. Segal Bridge Builder AmeriCorps Member of the Year award. He was selected out of nearly 3,000 City Year AmeriCorps Members.
 Jarvis served as a City Year AmeriCorps member in Washington, D.C., from 2013-2015. During his first year with City Year, Jarvis tutored and mentored second-grade students, created a school-wide positive behavior incentive system (PBIS), recruited over 400 D.C. public school students for an alternative spring break called Camp City Year, and was the recipient of the Comcast/NBC Universal Leadership award. Jarvis completed his second year with City Year as a Team Leader of 9 AmeriCorps members at a new City Year school site and his team was honored for their work with this site. As a Team Leader, he represented and advocated for his site as a member of City Year’s Dean’s Council and continued to serve as one of his sites’ recruitment leads for Camp City Year and Summer Leadership Academy. Jarvis plans to continue his work at City Year as a Washington, D.C., Program Manager. He is originally from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and graduated from Florida A&M University with a BS in psychology and a minor in history.