Jerry Gruen teaches Physical Education at JM, and has led the eighth graders of Joaquin Moraga to Washington D.C. since 1996. Before coming to Moraga, he taught in the West Contra Costa Unified School District and at Fairmont Private School in Anaheim. Mr. Gruen received both his Bachelor’s Degree, in Kinesiology, and his Master’s Degree, in Applied Physiology, from Long Beach State University. His teaching credential was earned at Chapman University.
He enjoys working with his wife, Lisa Gruen, who is a sixth grade Core teacher at JM. In his free time, Mr. Gruen enjoys coaching, reading, running, and exploring with his family.