Jerald L. Hoover
Author of Young Adult (Realistic) Fiction Series, Educator, and Speaker
Jerald is an adjunct professor at Long Island University Brooklyn where he teaches Sport Communication and Sport Management. Jerald has had teaching stints at the Korean American Heritage Foundation where he taught English to Korean born students visiting the USA and at the renowned Eagle Academy for Young Men in New York City, where he also taught Creative Writing. He is editor-in-chief and senior writer at Pure Sports New York. Jerald has also been a sportswriter for over 18 years and has covered the New York Knicks and New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets: for Black Athlete Sports Network, The Network Journal, Sports New York Style and BustaSports.com. Jerald is also a filmmaker and an award winning novelist of the acclaimed, The Hero Book Series: “My Friend, My Hero, He Was My Hero, Too, “A Hopeful Hero”, and “Hoop Hero”.