Stories

Pria Graham

Pria Graham, KIPP Baltimore alum, credits farming for saving her life. Today, she devotes all of herself to teaching about farming and sustainability.

Britney Perez

When KIPP Texas senior Britney Perez attended a school assembly, she noticed her family was also there. Before she could ask why, Britney was called to the front of the gym. Watch to see Britney’s response to winning a scholarship from BigFuture and College Board!

Erica Sanchez

The on-the-spot coaching was really important for me, and I feel like that's what made be a better teacher.

Generra Rodriguez

Generra, a KIPP New Jersey alum, spends her free time creating art through acrylic painting, tattoo design, and anything that explores design.

Shelby Jean Michel

What keeps me in education is my students. They don’t get to quit, so I’m not going to either. It’s as simple as that for me.

Charles Taylor

Meet Charles, a KIPP alum, who is making his mark by sharing his journey as a first-generation college student with other KIPP students and alumni.

Ashley Conyers

It’s a hard job, but the fire is still there. There’s still joy to be found, there’s still hope to be found, there’s still a lot of love needed.

Eric Remlinger

I’ve learned so much from my students. They are, ultimately, always the best teachers.

Leslie Wilson

Leslie Wilson, KIPP Miami Public Schools parent, talks about why public charter school funding matters.

Erica Sanchez

I cannot leave the profession because I want to continue to make an impact.