• Mr. Gorrell was born and raised in New Brunswick, New Jersey, one of the oldest cities in the United States. Mr. Gorrell attended Pace University in New York City where he received a BA in African Studies and American Literature. Mr. Gorrell recently moved to Atlanta from Brooklyn, NY to become a Teach For America corps member and first year teacher. He is an avid reader, runner, and researcher. He states, “I strive to provide a high quality education that will aid students in critical and reflexive thinking. I am excited to serve and become a part of the Mechanicsville and Dunbar communities.”