Fabiano Praça, E.I.
President & CEO

Fabiano graduated from Ransom Everglades in 2010. He then went on to pursue a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in civil engineering at the University of Miami. At U.M., Fabi had the distinct pleasure of being inducted into Chi Epsilon, a distinguished engineering honors society, as well as being on the Dean’s List several times. He has also served as the Vice President of Internal Affairs, Steel Bridge Captain, and Graduate Advisor for the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 2014, Fabiano passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam and became a certified Engineer Intern, the next step in obtaining his Professional Engineering license.

Once in college, Fabi began tutoring high school students in math and physics, quickly realizing he earnestly enjoyed helping others understand the intricacies of these notorious subjects. As his students improved steadily, he realized that he wanted to find a way to help as many students as possible. Expanding beyond math and physics, Fabi has applied his strategies to helping students with the SAT and ACT. He understands that these tests don’t necessarily test how ‘smart’ one is, but rather how effectively one can maneuver through the exam.

JaCee Jarnagin
Vice President & Director of Secondary Education

JaCee has a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering with a minor in mathematics from the University of Miami. He was co-valedictorian at Holcomb High School in Kansas in 2010, where he graduated as Class President, National Honor Society Vice President, and a Kansas Honor Scholar. JaCee is also a three-time ACC selection and co-captain for the Hurricanes Cross Country and Track teams. JaCee takes reward in helping others succeed at something they once perceived as difficult or impossible. He finds that tutoring is not entirely about completing the assignment for a particular grade or in a timely manner, but helping the student obtain a foundation and understanding of the material so that they may be more successful and confident in their abilities in the future.

Yashodhara Suri
Social Media Director

Yashodhara graduated from Palmer Trinity High School in 2013. While there, she started the RICE (Removing Illiteracy by Collective Education) Club to help start schools in villages across India. Currently, she is studying Digital Media Studies at the Honors College of Florida International University. Yashodhara is Founder and President of the Honors Education of the Arts Fashion Club on campus. She is a recipient of academic scholarships at FIU and has made the Honors College Dean’s List every semester thus far.

Alexandra Ocampo

Alexandra graduated Summa Cum Laude from American Senior High School in 2013. Much of Alexandra’s learning has focused on math and sciences. as a student of the Florida International University, pursuing a bachelor of science in Civil Engineering, she has spent much of her time diving into the complexities of mathematics and physics. Alexandra participated in various academic clubs in high school as well as being part of the Student Government Association. In her time there, Alexandra was enrolled in various AP courses and honors classes where she developed her passion for numbers and sciences. Wanting to influence her enthusiasm in these subjects, Alexandra enjoys teaching and helping students understand concepts and facilitating their learning experience.

Brian Pintado

Brian graduated from G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School in 2014. He attends the Honors College at Florida International University where he is pursuing a bachelor’s in biomedical engineering. Brian was involved in various high school academic clubs such as Math, Science, Social Studies, and National Honors Societies, as well as holding the position of Vice President of the Future Business Leaders of America. In his time there, his FBLA state competition achievements included placing first in American Enterprise Project and third in Computer Problem Solving. In addition to being recognized as an AP scholar with Distinction for averaging a 3.5 score over several AP exams, Brian was selected for two IT internships in his high school career. In 2015, he earned an associate degree in mechanical engineering at Miami-Dade College. A well-rounded student, Brian has experience teaching both math and sciences to others through volunteer work.

Drake Peterson

Drake graduated from Palmer Trinity High School and was recognized as student athlete of the year in 2013. He is studying architectural engineering and minoring in business management at the University of Miami. Drake is co-chair for the steel bridge competition for the American Society of Civil Engineers and a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. His campus involvement includes the Panama Project Team for Engineers Without Borders, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and membership in the Architectural Engineering Institute. He is a recipient of academic scholarships at U.M. and has been on the College of Engineering Dean’s List. Drake applies his problem-solving aptitude to tutoring math, physics, and test prep.

Kevin Delamo

Kevin graduated from G. Holmes Braddock Senior High in 2013 and is currently pursuing his Bachelors of Computer Science at Florida International University. Kevin has become well versed in deeply theoretical mathematics consisting of rigorous formal proofs, intensely intricate coursework about the fundamental functioning of computers as a collection of millions of electrical switches, and powerful problem solving techniques from core programming classes. Outside of his core coursework, Kevin has worked at FIU’s High Performance Database Research Center (HPDRC) to test a citywide system intent on alleviating issues related to public transit. Through his experience in research, collaborative software development, and FIU coursework, Kevin has refined his core math and science knowledge, as well as his capabilities to effectively communicate such complex concepts.

Ricardo Rendueles

Ricardo graduated Summa Cum Laude from Barbara Goleman Senior High School and was an accomplished student athlete. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor or Science in mechanical engineering at Florida International University and is an active member in the school’s Aerospace Engineering Club. When he is not busy with his studies he is a part time wrestling coach at Hialeah Gardens High School and helps his students balance their academic workload while also giving them the tools to achieve their physical goals.  He enjoys being able to apply his various experiences as a student, athlete, and coach to help others willing to learn and prosper.

Toma Afra

Toma is a third year Biomedical Engineer/ Chemistry Minor at Florida International University.  She is currently Social Chair in the national engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi, and has been on the Dean’s List throughout her collegiate career. After graduation, she has her mind set into pursuing a PhD in Biotechnology to fulfill her dreams of becoming a professor. She has tutored several subjects varying in Math and Science, while specializing in Calculus, Chemistry, and SAT/ACT Prep. While in high school, Toma, herself composed an ACT study guide, which has deemed helpful for many of her former high school students.  Besides her exceptional academic background, Toma’s charisma and inner “nerdness” is sure to attract anyone with a passion to learn.

Yiselys Soto

Yiselys graduated Cum Laude from G. Holmes Braddock in 2012. She then went on to achiever her Associate’s degree in Business Administration in 2016 from Miami Dade College where she was frequently placed on the Deans list. Yiselys is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida International University. Yiselys was involved in high school academic clubs such as The National Art Honor Society, The National English Honor Society, and The Technical Arts Club. Desiring to take her love of more creative ventures to a grander scale, she hopes to seamlessly intertwine both aspects of artistic creativity and business into her students’ curricula.