Jaylyn Kirk

Second Grade Teacher

Jaylyn was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and spent the last four years in Tucson while she attended the University of Arizona. She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies alongside a minor in Psychology. Upon admission into Teach for America, Jaylyn recently moved to Colorado after graduating in May of this year! She is extremely passionate about educational equity at all levels and is excited to bring this along with her to her new home and into the classroom. Jaylyn believes that each and every one of her students is capable of whatever they put their minds to and she is ready to provide support to them as they prove this! Aside from this, she also enjoys hiking, reading, seeking out live music and tending to her many plants at home. Jaylyn can’t wait to bring all of her love for life and joy into the classroom to share with and inspire her students to be excellent learners and exceptional humans!