Paso man is California Big Brother of the Year


Paso Robles Press

March 3, 2017

Jacob Gersh, of Paso Robles, a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County, won the statewide title, “California’s Big Brother of the Year.” Gersh was nominated by his 13-year-old “Little Brother” Arual, of San Miguel. They were matched in March 2015.

Gersh was recognized for the positive impact he’s had in Arual’s life, and in the community as a whole. After nearly two years of mentorship, Arual is a model of academic and personal success. He is on track to achieve his long-term goals of becoming a chef and/or getting a degree in engineering…