Jasmyn Wright (CEO & Founder) encouraging her 3rd grade students to "Push Through" challenges
Jasmyn Wright on The Today Show.
Jasmyn Wright leading an inspirational speech in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Jasmyn Wright engaging with the the cast of The Today Show
Jasmyn Wright speaking to group of seniors at her former high school
Ms. Jasmyn Wright
Jasmyn was born in Philadelphia, PA, but grew up in Pennsauken, NJ. A classroom teacher of 7 years, Jasmyn is very passionate about teaching her students about their history and identity. She takes pride in building strong and influential relationships with her students, and breeding a classroom culture of empowerment, resilience, and positivity.
Jasmyn received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Spelman College in 2009, and received her Masters in Education from Christian Brothers University in 2012. Jasmyn spent her spring 2009 semester studying abroad at the University of Legon in Accra, Ghana. She is also a 2010 Teach for America alum, and has future aspirations of pursuing her doctorates in education leadership.
Jasmyn brings creativity and innovation in her classroom. She's created affirmations, programs, and international pen-pal projects that leave her students feeling empowered and excited to learn. She fosters a growth mindset in her students, by encouraging them to be resilient, strong, confident, and limitless. Jasmyn's inspiring and "out of the box" teaching approach not only breeds strong relationships with each of her students, but also helps to create a strong sense of classroom culture.
Her classroom style of teaching has been recognized and featured in The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed News, NPR News, Fox 29 News, NBC, The Today Show, etc. Recently, Jasmyn and her classroom has had the opportunity to film a back to school commercial with GAP kids, using one of their classroom mantras. The commercial was also coupled with a 5 minute mini documentary.