Student Success Story
Submitted By: San Bernardino County ROP
Computer Aided Design Class Yields City Planner
Jerrod’s parents encouraged him to succeed despite his challenge of extensive hearing loss.
Jerrod interned for Redlands Engineering as an Auto CAD drafter in his senior year of high school. He successfully completed the ROP Computer Assisted Drafting course at San Gorgonio High School in 2003.
After graduating from high school, he attended Cal Poly Pomona and continued to work for Redlands Engineering. During his senior year of college, he accepted a position as a planning intern for the City of Chino Hills. Upon his college graduation, with a degree in Urban and Regional Planning, he accepted a full time position as a city planner for Chino Hills. Jerrod continues to educate himself, currently working towards completing a Master's Degree program in public administration from the University of La Verne. His ultimate goal is to become a City Manager.