Jaclyn is a committed teacher who is also a lover of creativity. Since childhood, Jaclyn has had a deep love for reading and for expressing herself through poetry and writing. She is also passionate about the outdoors and has sought to combine her love of writing with her appreciation of nature by using it as the inspiration for many of her creative writing pieces. She is a recent graduate of Azusa Pacific University where she majored in Biblical Studies and participated in the university’s Honors Humanities Program. There, she developed an interest in teaching children about the joy of writing and the creative freedom it can bring. As a highschool graduate of ILA herself, she is excited to return and teach students how to write and have fun while doing it!