Ruben Fernandez, Counselor
Mr. Fernandez is entering his 11th year at Lee V. Pollard High School as a Counselor and second year as Head Counselor. He has been one of two counselor that has served at Lee V. Pollard formally Buena Vista High School since moving to its current location. Our school offers the opportunity of a second chance for students to believe in themselves, create hope, and inspire to be our leaders of tomorrow.
He enjoys working with all the staff and families as a team encouraging students to succeed, working to recovery their credits, and meet their goals. He is also a part of our EL Team and Coordinates our Foster Youth program with the district office. Mr. Fernandez has been a counselor for over 19 years serving in Anaheim, Compton and Santa Ana school districts. Previously he has served as a Puente Counselor and EL Coordinator.
Mr. Fernandez received his B.A. degree from Cal State Fullerton and his Masters in Counseling and PPS Credential from Cal State Long Beach. Mr. Fernandez grew up in Anaheim and attended Anaheim High School. He is married to his wife Guadalupe. They have five children, one girl and four boys. They all have attended CNUSD schools. Mr. Fernandez is a big time Angel’s, Raider’s fans and enjoys fishing out in the ocean.