I graduated from Illinois State University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in English Education. Go Redbirds! After four years of teaching and coaching, I decided I wanted to further my education, which brings me to where I am today. I am currently a graduate student at Fresno Pacific University, working to achieve a master’s degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Physical Education. My goal is to become a Physical Education teacher, in which I can promote and provide my students with opportunities in health-related fitness and lifelong physical activity.