GEORGE CEDENO JR
Staff Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps
Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Fordham University Master of Arts in Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Determined as ever, George wasted no time reconciling himself to his new future as a civilian. He enrolled at Fordham University to pursue his bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership and was accepted to Sentinels of Freedom. Upon completing his undergraduate degree, George was accepted to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York to attain a master’s degree in public administration. With the support provided by SOF, George was able to focus on his studies graduating with a 3.97 GPA.
George works as a Confidential Investigator in New York City and is studying for the Certified Fraud Examiner certificate. He recently won the primary election in his town for council member and is currently campaigning for the general election. In his spare time, George is also creating a multi-partnership start-up called Three Woodsmen; an outdoor recreation, hunting, and lodging business. He resides in New Jersey with his wife, Vivian, and their young son, Owen.
“If the Department of Veterans Affairs were to operate and have leadership like SoF, we would not need duplication of efforts in this country to help veterans. SOF is a proven merit based and direct help nonprofit like no other.”