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Pre-Collegiate Programs Staff

Meet the Pre-Collegiate Programs Staff!

Upward Bound

Program Director of Upward Bound

Rosen Family Center



Jessica Maner

Jessica Maner

Assistant Director


B.S. Tuskegee University Political Science, 2013 

M. Ed Grand Canyon University Educational Leadership 2016 

Jessica Maner will serve as the Assistant Director for Pre-Collegiate Programs. A resident of Central Florida and graduate of Edgewater High School. Jessica had the pleasure of attending the program while in High School. Participating in the program while in High School sparked a personal connection and passion for TRIO programs within Jessica. She has served years within the program as a Head Residential Advisor and Independent Studies Instructor. After graduating from Tuskegee University Jessica had the opportunity to work in Higher Education as an Inclusion Admissions Specialist and as an English Instructor with Orange and Osceola County Public Schools.

Her passion for assisting students with their post secondary educational success stems from her own education journey. Through her own personal triumphs and educational background Jessica is committed to serving Upward Bound and pushing the program and its participants to success. 

Jessica Castro

Jessica Castro

Program Coordinator

Rosen Family Center


Joined Rollins: 2020
B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies: Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, University of Central Florida 2013