Jalen Gooch

Jalen Gooch, senior, loves writing and reading about the many diverse stories of people around the world. By being part of the Humanities Academy, he hopes to be able to help share the stories of people who often are unheard. Jalen loves to to get boba with friends and meet new people.

More of Jalen Gooch’s Work:

  • Building Healthy Relationships: Quarantine For my last piece in this series, I originally was planning on discussing a different type of relationship, but with the recent events that have unfolded within the past couple …
  • Dear [insert class here] Freshmen To the Freshmen of 2023, I’m sure this is not at all how you expected your first year of high school to end. While you are missing out on …
  • Building Healthy Relationships: Strangers This relationship can be the most ambiguous or is the relationship that we rarely know that we are a part of. Whether it is the people we pass in the …
  • Building Healthy Relationships: Friends From our earliest childhood friendships to new ones we make and build daily, our friends will always have an impact on our life. As high schoolers and adolescents, we are …
  • Passing the Time: Things to Do While Home Alone With all of the chaos and turmoil that has happened over the past couple of days we all can agree: self-isolation is hard. It can be hard not having that …
  • Building Healthy Relationships: Siblings Aside from ourselves, the people we will usually spend the most time with during our early stages of life are our siblings. From fighting over the TV remote to pretending …
  • Fallen A small boy woke up and found himself sitting alone on a cloud high in the sky. Around his wrist, he noticed a tattoo in the shape of a vine. …
  • Building Healthy Relationships: Self I want to begin this series on relationships by diving deep into arguably one of the most important relationships of all: Self. Whether we realize it or not, the small …
  • Uniquely United As you looked at the photo above I’m sure you could easily point out at least one person you recognized or have seen walking in the hallways of OLu. Without …
  • Everlasting Childhood The faint chirping of birds whistled through the neighborhood as the sun rose from the horizon. As the morning dew dressed the palm trees, a gentle breeze peacefully entered the …

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