Kiersten Jones grew up in West Bloomfield, Michigan, and attended Grove City College where she earned a degree in History. Kiersten is passionate about positive public education, gender equality, and equal opportunities for children and their success. Kiersten has spent quite some time in the education sector as a student teacher with Slippery Rock Area Middle School. In this role she was able to help educate 6th-8th grade students in Ancient and American History. In her free time, Kiersten enjoys reading, running, visiting museums, and spending time outdoors. Kiersten is a part of the East End cohort and serves at Homewood Children’s Village.