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Catholic Connection – Feb 2, 2023 – Hour 1

Guest host Vanessa Denha Garmo speaks with Wyatt Jones III, Principal of Loyola High School in Detroit about his “Urban Playbook.”



Segment 1 – Intro and News

Segment 2 – Vanessa’s Marvelous Monologue


Segment 3 & 4 – The Urban Playbook
“Loyola High School President Wyatt Jones III, ‘98 has dedicated his life to helping young Black men become the best versions of themselves. It’s a calling that has delivered 12 consecutive years of 100-percent college acceptance among graduating seniors at the Detroit-based, all-male Catholic high school. His experiences, ideas and best practices have been channeled into a new book: The Urban Playbook: A Guide to Building Genuine and Sustainable Relationships with Black Boys. In it, Jones shares real-life anecdotes of triumph and tragedy, all rooted in the concept that reaching young Black men requires understanding that they have a unique love language.”

Wyatt Jones III is the Principal of Loyola High School in Detroit. He has dedicated his life to accompanying urban youth as they search for their authentic voice and passion through education, with the ultimate goal of assisting them in becoming the being the best version of themselves.  







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