Gibson Holmes is a college preparation advisor with the Texas GEAR UP state grant. He currently serves members of the Class of 2018 at Manor New Tech and Manor High School in Manor ISD. Gibson brings with him a wealth of experience from previous roles within secondary and higher education. He served as the front-line implementer of a research-based college access program at the University of North Florida, housed in Duval County Public Schools. In addition to serving secondary school students, he spent time serving as Coordinator of Student Financial Aid (High Need) at UNF. Gibson is a proud graduate of Florida State University in Tallahassee, where he received an economics degree. His overall goal is to improve the economic and health outcomes for at-risk and underserved populations through post-secondary training/degree attainment and financial literacy.