Jean Karavidas joined SRA as an Advisor in 2014. Jean graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and in applying her teaching training to both educational and professional settings, soon found her niche when she focused on motivating individuals to achieve their goals. Recognizing her skills were essential to the college application process, Jean enrolled in the U.C. Berkeley College Admission and Career Counseling program. Currently, Jean is an independent certified advisor and works as an Academic Counselor at Mentoring Academy High School in Oakland. In her free time when she is not cheering for her son at De La Salle football games, Jean hikes the Briones trails and pursues her passion for vintage clothing and antiques.