Jaime Escalante

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Birthday
31, 1930
Birthplace
La Paz, Bolivia
Death Date
Mar 30, 2010 (79)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1930
Birthplace
La Paz, Bolivia
Death Date
Mar 30, 2010 (79)

About

Bolivian-born, California-based math instructor who inspired and motivated his Garfield High School students to succeed.

Before Fame

He attended California State University Los Angeles and Pasadena City College.

Trivia

He ascended to fame in 1982, when eighteen of his inner-city students passed the Advanced Placement Calculus examination.

Family Life

He was the son of Bolivian teachers.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Edward James Olmos in the film Stand and Deliver.