Fr. Mario M. Powell, SJ ’99 Appointed President of Brooklyn Jesuit Prep

Loyola alum Fr. Mario M. Powell, SJ ’99 was recently appointed the sixth president of Brooklyn Jesuit Prep, a Nativity-model middle school serving low income families located in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Before his appointment, Fr. Powell served as the director of the REACH Program at Regis High School in Manhattan, which is an educational and leadership program that prepares middle-school students from families with financial need to earn scholarships to leading high schools in New York City.

Fr. Powell was ordained to the priesthood in June of 2014 at Fordham University Church in the Bronx. He graduated from Loyola back in 1999 and went on to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees from Boston College and St. Louis University. 

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