David Cortes

Student Historian

David Cortes was born in San Diego, California, on May 18, 1997. His parents are David and Ivette Cortes, and he has 1 brother, Christian. He graduated from Del Norte High School in 2015. He now attends University of Washington, Seattle and studies Economics.  

Joseph Charles Jenkins (1914-1959)

Image Ownership: Public domain Joseph Charles Jenkins, the first African American naval officer, paved the way for the beginning of desegregation in the United States Coast Guard. Jenkins was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1914. Unfortunately, there is little information regarding his childhood. He began … Read MoreJoseph Charles Jenkins (1914-1959)