Sergio Jimenez is a spoken word artist and educator who hails from the Bronx. An alum and teaching artist with Urban Word NYC, Sergio also teaches for Cooper Union College, CityLore, Project X, Dreamyard, and a variety of public and private schools across the country. With a discipline in poetry, performance, and visual arts, Sergio has featured in theaters such as The Apollo, The Mist and The Snapple Theater and his teaching has been spotlighted on Telemundo and NY1 News. He has also competed in a variety of slams across the country, including Virginia, Chicago, Texas and Boston. He continues to teach and perform across the city while hosting his weekly open mic “The StageBox” and is featured in a documentary directed by Teresa Castillo from The Bronx Documentary Center narrating his personal life, staying close to home as a father, a poet, and a growing individual.