Kiersten Jones grew up in West Bloomfield, Michigan, and attended Grove City College where she earned a degree in History. Kiersten is passionate about public education, gender equality, and equal opportunities for children and their success. Kiersten has spent considerable time in the education sector as a student teacher with Slippery Rock Area Middle School, educating 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.