Franklyn Bernabe

Franklyn Bernabe is a senior at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He majors in Philosophy, where he has earned a certificate in Dispute Resolution and will be pursuing a minor in Accounting or Law. He is placed at Brownsville Think Tank Matters, Inc. (BTTM), a youth-directed and community service non-profit organization in Brownsville, New York. His role in the organization consists of providing case management assistance to BTTM’s Outreach Workers and Violence Interrupters, supporting training programs, and outreach. Before the fellowship, Franklyn was a graduate of the APPLE Corps program, where he was introduced and participated in volunteer and internship opportunities centralizing social justice and community service. He was also a member of the CUNY Service Corps and the Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation. Franklyn previously was a Peer Success Coach apart of the Student Academic Success Program (SASP) during his education in John Jay. After graduation, Franklyn aims to go to Law School to obtain his JD and pursue his career goal of becoming a Criminal Lawyer. He hopes to continue working with the youth and the community involved in the justice system and potentially start his firm one day.