Glen Mourning



Glen Mourning

Glen Mourning was born in Danbury, Connecticut. He was blessed with the opportunity to lead by example where he would become the first of two generations to not only graduate from highschool, but to complete a masters degree.

In 2005 Glenn earned a Full-Athletic Scholarship to attend the University of Connecticut where he would make the All Big East Conference Academic Honor roll for two years in a row before graduating and attending Grad School at the University of Bridgeport.

In 2010 Glen finished his MA in Elementary Ed. For his first teaching. opportunity Glen worked alongside nationally renowned educational contributor Dr. Steven Perry, star of the CNN special “Black in American II” and the host of TV One’s “Save our Sons.”

As an elementary teacher he has managed to brilliantly inspire the lives of hundreds of students in his tenure as an educator and football coach.

For the past several years Glen has worked in Washington D.C teaching as his creativity and brilliant approaches to learning have captured nationally attention. Glen has also written for PBS Teachers as an educational contributor. Glen and his wife Nicole will continue working in the greater Washington, D.C area as youth leaders in their church located in Alexandria, VA.

His greatest accomplishments are not those that have occurred on the playing fields across America but rather with his promise to his family that he has kept by becoming the motivation for his students that have come from similar circumstances.