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I am Kenya
Reed and I teach English at the Freshman High School.
grew up in Portales and graduated from Floyd
High School. I later graduated from NMSU. I earned my undergraduate degree in
English with a minor in Journalism and then earned my master's degree in
The reason I want to teach is because I
love seeing the spark of understanding in a student's eye after teaching a
lesson. I love to learn about them and see what they are interested in so I can
apply those interests to my lessons. Let's be real: Teachers are nerds about
one thing or another. Nerding out with students is one of the best parts of
My favorite memory from my own days in school is when my mom was my English teacher. We read Greek myths and made
giant posters of our assigned Greek god or goddess. I loved that activity!
In my spare time I read, watch
movies, play with my puppy and go out with friends.
My favorite book is: As an English teacher, I have many favorite
books. Some of my favorites are Pride and Prejudice, the Harry Potter series,
Frankenstein, Rebecca, Dracula, and A Christmas Carol.