Jennifer Glick

Teacher, New York City public schools
Founder and Executive Director, Jeremy's Heroes

Jennifer Glick is the founder and executive director of Jeremy’s Heroes, a nonprofit foundation established to help children in low-income areas build character and confidence through sports. Ms. Glick established the foundation in honor of her brother, Jeremy Glick, one of the passengers who participated in the counterattack against the hijackers aboard United Airlines Flight 93.

Ms. Glick has been a middle school teacher at Public School 108 in Harlem since 2014, teaching 7th and 8th grade English language arts classes as well as a self-contained 8th grade English language arts class. She was also a NYC Teaching Fellow. Prior to teaching, Ms. Glick was a lawyer with Brooklyn Defender Services.

Ms. Glick has a bachelor of arts degree from Union College, a juris doctorate from New York Law School and is receiving her master's degree in special education from City College. Additionally, she is a member of the Upper Saddle River Running Moms committee and a successful fundraiser for several causes, including the Flight 93 Memorial.