John Moran » Dr. John Moran, President

Dr. John Moran, President

Started at Junipero Serra High School: May 2022


Dr. Moran is a transformational leader, who challenges himself and others to be more and do more than they thought possible. He has been a Principal and Superintendent of Religious School systems for 14 years and has served in religious colleges for 10 years up to the level of Chancellor. He was the Major Account Director for an International Human Capital Management company, where he won the Master of Change Award two years in a row. He has a multicultural personal narrative and has trained superintendents and principals in racial unity. He is a certified life coach, published author, and motivational speaker. He prepares young people to live meaningful lives devoted to Christ, the Church, and the community.



University of Massachusetts - BA in History, 1988

Harvard University, EdM in Education, 1989

University of Southern California, EdD, 2016


Favorite Scripture:

Then Jesus said again to them, I am the light of the world; whoever follows me will not walk in the darkness but shall have the light of life. (John 8:12)


Favorite Saint:

St. Francis of Assissi