Jovan Gonzales

Youth Peer Recovery Coach

Jovan Gonzales is a San Antonio native who attended East Central High School, graduating in 2014. Jovan’s recovery journey started after he received his second DWI in 2018 and finally finding the strength to maintain his sobriety after leaving his second residential treatment facility in 2021. Jovan has not had it easy, but he always strives to make the best out of every bad situation, knowing that we can’t change the past but we can make a conscious decision to try and do better. With his unique creativity and his lived experience, Jovan is always ready to be there for anyone who needs him stating, “I believe in the healing power of Creative Expression.”