Jacob Benson is a Physical Education and Health teacher at Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School. He has been a Mustang for 15 years, but has been teaching Health and Physical Education for 14 years. Before coming to Kinard, Jacob received his Bachelor's Degree in Speech Communication at Colorado State University, and he also went back to school and received a degree in Physical Education. During Jacob’s four years at CSU, he was on a Track and Field Scholarship where he was able to travel around the U.S. competing in the High, Long and Triple Jump. He continues his love for the sport by coaching Track and Field at Kinard. Outside of school, Jacob enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Amanda. Amanda was also a teacher but is now the children's director at Mill City Church and is also taking time to support their three sons Noah born March 1st 2011, and Identical Twins James and Caleb born February 22nd 2014. They have been happily married now for fourteen years. When Jacob is not teaching, he enjoys fly fishing, biking, hiking, rafting, four wheeling, snowmobiling, wake boarding, and almost anything outdoors especially if they are with his Golden Retriever, Jack. Jacob spent a week in Minnesota this summer with 38 Bensons fishing, wakeboarding, tubing, water skiing, etc..! He also had a wonderful trip with his family to La Jolla San Diego, and LEGOLAND. The Bensons really enjoy being together as a family!
I teach 7th Grade Health and PE
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