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Jay Franklin

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Student Success Coach
(760) 750-4871

A little about me...

Not only do I work at CSUSM, I love the San Marcos community so much that I also serve on the Parks and Recreation Commission. San Marcos has some amazing parks, if you haven't visited Double Peak should! The views are amazing! A usual weekend for me is grading GEL assignments, gardening (maintaining cloud pruned shrubs takes time and attention to detail), eating sushi, playing Pokémon Go and if the weather is just right...I ride my motorcycle up mountains for fresh air.

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Education Background

  • Bachelor of Science : Human Development, CSUSM (2007)
  • Master of Arts - Education, CSUSM (2009)

Advice for First-Year Students

Practice self reflection (like journaling) to ensure that you know you've made some progress. All mistakes are learning opportunities. Be original and advocate for yourself. "If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original." - Sir Ken Robinson

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Fun Fact

I've had my cosmetology license since 1994.

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 Favorite Quote

"If not you, then who?" IDK who came up with
this quote but I love this quote because if you're not going to control your life's journey, then
who do you think will do it for you...?

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The App on My Phone That Gets the Most Attention

Pokémon Go

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Most Commonly Used Emoji

Kissing Heart Face and Two Hearts


Favorite Vacation Destination