Phone: Office 214-932-7600 / Google Voice 910-238-0384
Degrees and Certifications:
College: University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas Degrees: Master's Degree - Public Policy Bachelor's Degree- Political Science
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Subjects: Physics, Robotics, Algebra
Favorite Quote: "Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." -John F. Kennedy
What is your "WHY": I believe there is no better service to your community or country than ensuring that all young men and women have the opportunity to succeed in education.
Profile by Student Journalist Camila Lucio:
Joseph Jenkins is the physics teacher at New Tech High School who is passionate about what he does in this establishment. Mr. Jenkins states that his strengths are, “My ability to see the big picture and to lead people, and I am passionate about what I do.” He is a teacher that many students like since he does value the relationship with his students, which makes it easier to learn. Some of his hobbies outside of school include camping, playing the guitar, and reading. He attended the University of Texas Dallas and obtained his Bachelor's Degree, then attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a Masters degree. After completing his education he was a human rights lobbyist, and joined the U.S. Marines. Mr. Jenkins became interested in working at New Tech due to their PBL system; he liked the way students got to learn. He was able to try so many new things as a teacher due to the liberty of the system in our school.