Zak Persing grew up in Boston and relocated to Baltimore in July 2016. After graduating high school Zak joined the United States Marine Corps and received an honorable discharge after serving 6 years. Using the Montgomery GI Bill Mr. Persing attended Northeastern University where he received his B.S in Public Affairs and minored in Public Administration. Outside of CollegeBound Mr. Persing is a volunteer strength and conditioning coach for kids at Mission Fit gym. He also sits on the junior board for Playworks Maryland. Zak Joined the CollegeBound Foundation to ensure the youth of Baltimore have the means and resources to be successful in their future endeavors.
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School