Teacher spotlight: Suzanne Jenkins

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 30, 2015

Suzanne Jenkins teaches Exceptional Children classes at Mount Ulla Elementary School.

Years teaching: 8

Family: Ryan, husband; Carter, 13-year-old son, and Parker, 10-year-old daughter

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite color: Pink

Favorite TV show: “House of Cards”

Favorite book: “Each Kindness” by Jacqueline Woodson

Favorite movies: “The Blind Side,” “Sixteen Candles” and “The Goonies”

Favorite sport or team: Football — Go Panthers! Go West Rowan Middle Bulldogs!

Hobbies: Cooking, watching Parker’s soccer and Carter’s football games, spending time with friends

Dream vacation: African safari

Prized possession: My wedding ring

Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Sandra Bullock

Hidden talent: I can juggle working full-time, and being a mom and wife with a smile on my face

Motto: “Don’t sweat the small stuff”

Three words that describe me: Fun, creative and outgoing

Someone who inspires you: My students

Greatest accomplishment: Being mom to two pretty awesome kids

Favorite quote: “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” — Dr. Seuss