Jeremias Garcia is an IIRP instructor, as well as the Assistant Administrator for Diakon Youth Services in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, a Basketball Official, Trainer, and Coach, and a Safe Crisis Management instructor. He has more than 20 years of experience working with at-risk-youth. His passion is nurturing change and growth in youth, families, and communities.  He is a recipient of the Juvenile Court Judges Commission Community-Based program of the year in 2014 & 2021. He has also recieved the Distinguished Institution Award in 2022. Jeremias has earned a bachelor in Social Science, and a Master of Science in Restorative Practices from the IIRP Graduate School.