Mr. B. was born in Odessa, Ukraine, but has lived in Brooklyn, NY since he was 5. After moving through NYC public schools, he attended Fordham University, earning a BA in Sociology and Communications. His passion for social justice led him to becoming an educator, eventually earning his MA from Relay Graduate School of Education. Mr. B is an avid sports fan, and his passion for athletics led him to starting UASLE's first official PSAL team, Track & Field. When not teaching, coaching or watching sports, Mr. B. loves to travel, write, try new foods or relax with some TV and the occasional video game.