Hopkins Public Schools selects Julius Eromosele as principal of North Junior High

Eromosele will begin with North Junior High in mid-August.
July 28, 2020

Hopkins Public Schools is pleased to announce that Julius Eromosele will be the next principal of North Junior High. Eromosele has seven years of administrative experience, most recently serving as an assistant principal of Osseo Senior High School. He is honored to be joining the North Junior High community.  

“Mr. Eromosele is a purpose-driven, inspirational leader who is highly dedicated and committed to serving scholars,” said Stephanie Herrera, director of principal leadership. “He is is keenly focused on equity and he is authentically inclusive of all scholars by ensuring that all students are seen as their authentic selves.”

Eromosele is a passionate and reflective leader who strives to do everything with love. He believes that the world’s greatest gifts are our scholars and their families. He is intentional about creating a culture where each student feels valued, cared for, and challenged to be their most brilliant self. As an immigrant student who entered the public school system as an English Learning middle school scholar, he understands how important it is for adults to believe in young people.  

“My passion for my work is driven by the desire for the world to be a kinder, more equitable, and socially just place for my sons, than it was for me growing up,” said Eromosele. “My story has allowed me to believe in the impossible and to know the power of the collective.”

Over his career, Eromosele has held various titles — mentor, counselor, dean, and assistant principal. Each of these roles has taught him the importance of collaboration and building community. Prior to his time at Osseo Senior High, he worked for three years as an assistant principal at Park Center Senior High. He was also a dean of students at Community of Peace Academy in St. Paul. 

Eromosele has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and African American Studies from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s Degree in Education, and a K-12 Counseling License from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He also has a specialist degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Saint Thomas.  

Eromosele and his wife Alexis have two boys, Clark (4) and Carter (2). In his free time, he enjoys exercising, listening to music, and watching movies. He believes laughter is the best medicine for the soul and that we are put on the planet to care and love each other through our imperfect moments. Eromosele will begin with North Junior High in mid-August.

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