Dr. Jesus F. Martinez
Jesus F Martinez is a proud product of Dallas ISD schools; growing up in Oak Cliff, he attended Winnetka Elementary, Greiner Middle School and the Science & Engineering Magnet at Townview. He is an experienced educator who has served a variety of communities in the DFW metroplex in many capacities over the last 15 years. Being a first-generation college graduate, his proudest achievements as an educator stem from helping students achieve their full potential and breaking the cycle of poverty. He loves serving communities where the students are a reflection of himself.
Dr. Martinez earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Southern Methodist University, his Masters in Educational Administration and his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of North Texas. Dr. Martinez has successfully served many roles throughout his career in education: middle school English teacher, Advanced Placement English teacher, Soccer Coach/ asst. Football Coach. He has taught at the public-school setting in grades ranging from eight all the way to college level. As a leader of learning, Dr. Martinez has served in roles of dean of students, assistant principal, and principal over the last 8 years. He has conducted research focused on increasing access and equity for minoritized students and has presented at state, regional, and national conferences. His goal is to work collaboratively with the Sunset High School staff, students and community to make Sunset High School THE premier high school in the state.