- 'CNN Heroes: 10 Years On' is celebrating some of CNN's past heroes
- Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes became a CNN Hero in 2014 after turning part of his home into an after-school center
- The Guatemalan teacher's students were struggling with drugs and gangs
- His nonprofit offers free classes, tutoring, meals and low-cost medical care
Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes was honored as a Top 10 CNN Hero in 2014. Last year, he opened a new community center, which includes a bakery that provides culinary training to local children, a clinic and a cultural performance hall. He was also approved by the Guatemalan government to open an official school, which now educates 270 students from kindergarten through seventh grade.
Jocotenango, Guatemala (CNN)Growing up in Guatemala, Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes watched many of his peers succumb to drugs, gangs and crime.