Mr. Gomez has been in the field of education for over 20 years playing various roles from teacher, to counselor, to principal, working with all students from elementary to high school. It was these roles that led him to take his experience to the next level. He obtained his bachelor's degree in psychology, followed by his master's in counseling and now human resources. Opening Bridges was the idea he knew he couldn't back down from. The goal was to give the kids of Compton, better opportunities and better education to learn and succeed in life.