Hennessy Oritz joined the Brilla team as a teacher in 2022. She received her bachelor’s degree in English Language Arts from Lehman College in 2020. From a young age, she has strived to be an educator and pass on her passion for literacy. She previously worked at Success Academy Charter School where she helped foster a love of continuous learning in children. She aims to pass on the same skills and growth mindset to the students at Brilla. She enjoys traveling around the world, baking and spending time with her family.

“If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.” — Muhammad Ali

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