In part one of our two part miniseries featuring Cara Chicago, Savanah sits down with Jesse Teverbaugh to discuss his life-changing involvement with the non-profit. From student to Director of Student and Alumni Affairs, Teverbaugh walks us through his life experiences which led him Cara Chicago. For over 15 years, Jesse has helped Cara students regain their confidence and find their spark to ensure a better life. A former student of Illinois State University, Jesse has been featured in The Reader as a Chicagoan to know and was chosen as the 2011 National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) Unsung Hero. Jesse’s civic engagement includes service as the President of the Greater Roseland Chamber of Commerce and 40+ years as a member of Omega PSI PHI Fraternity.