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High School Matters

Apr 10, 2022

Won Jung moved to New York City from South Korea when he was only 4 years old. When he was in 4th grade, his parents moved him again, this time to Great Neck, to give him all the opportunities a wealthy community gives its students. While Won Jung’s transition was a little rocky, he became acclimated to American culture, and eventually American culture became a part of him. We have a great conversation about how he developed into the person he is today, giving credit to that Great Neck experience both inside and outside my class. We also reflect on how that experience led to what can only be described as a twist of irony in the end