John H. Gamble Jr. is the principal of the middle school campus of the Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, NJ. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor’s degree in History and Africana Studies. He received a Master’s degree from St. Peter’s College in Administration and Supervision and a Master ofDivinity degree from Drew University Theological School. His career has included periods in the Newark Public Schools, the Plainfield Public Schools, as well as the Westampton Township Public Schools.
In addition to his educational career, John serves as pastor of Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church in Newark, NJ. He has given lectures, sermons, and motivational speeches in numerous venues across the state and country. He is an avid reader, sports enthusiast, and a novice techie. He enjoys all forms of music, and uses his vocal singing abilities as both a recreational and inspirational outlet. He has a genuine love for children and has mentored young men and women since his collegiate years. Among his many aspirations is the desire to publish books that speak to both his sacred and secular life.
John Gamble Jr
Principal of Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, NJ