Paul started tutoring math as a sophomore at Destrehan High School for its newly established “The Learning Center” after-school tutoring program during the fall 2004 semester, starting as an Algebra I and Geometry tutor before expanding to Algebra II and Advanced Math as he completed those classes. He also tutored for St. Matthew Baptist Church’s after-school tutoring program during the same timeframe. As a high school student, he earned an ACT Superscore of 31 with a 32 in the mathematics section.

After graduating high school in 2007, he attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe and became a student tutor for the university from 2008 until he graduated in 2011. During that time, he gained experience tutoring various college level math courses including Algebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry, Statistics, and Calculus I. While at ULM, he also earned a minor in mathematics with his bachelor’s degree.

After college, he put his math background to use as a permanent substitute teacher at West St. John High School in Edgard, LA, teaching honors-level Algebra I and Advanced Math during the fall 2012 semester and at River Oaks School in Monroe, LA teaching Prealgebra, Algebra II, and Elementary Statistics during the spring 2014 semester. Paul then became a full-time math teacher for Richwood Middle School during the 2014-2015 school year, where he taught 7th grade math, 8th grade math, and Algebra I. He then taught at Neville High School during the 2016-2017 school year, where he taught Integrated Math I and II.

His additional math credentials include earning a top 20% national score on the GRE Quantitative Reasoning (math section) and a top 15% national score on the PRAXIS Mathematics Content Knowledge exam.