Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. James Jenkins

James Jenkins II

6th  grade Social Studies/Science Teacher

Years of teaching experience:

2nd year of experience in Hickman Mills


Area of expertise (if you have extended education in a particular subject)

Building positive relationships with students


Educational background

1997 Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, University of Missouri Kansas City

1999 Masters in Elementary Administration, University of Missouri Kansas City

2000 Educational Specialist Elementary Administration University of Missouri         Kansas City


Why I Chose Education as My Career of Choice

I believe a quality education is the key to a person’s success, both professionally and personally.  I believe our pupils are the future and they can make a difference in the vast world that exists before them.  Thus, I wanted to see that opportunity unfold and be a part of the transitions as well as the transformation of those young people and help to make it a reality.


Personal Interests

In my spare time, I enjoy competing and being an active participant in family centered living.  This includes things such as bowling, basketball, reading, and being an avid sports fan.