Ford Roosevelt | President & CEO, Project GRAD

Grandson of Eleanor and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Ford is spearheading the Project GRAD Los Angeles non-for-profit organization helping students and family successfully navigate the path to and through college.

A former Managing Director at Durlester Consulting, Inc., Roosevelt has extensive experience as College Relations Manager and Classroom Instructor. Project GRAD Los Angeles provides him to continue with his passion of high quality public school education for students in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). In a recent interview, Ford notes that he has “seen some tremendous changes come to Project GRAD Schools in the northeast part of the district. There are so many hard working students we get to work with, and every student deserves the best opportunities to pursue post-secondary programs and/or colleges…”