Degrees and Certifications:
My name is Mr. J.T. Hopkins. For simplicity, the children know me as Coach Hop. I am a Tennessee man that has been blessed to achieve his dream job to teach elementary Physical Education within the beautiful state of North Carolina. My educational background includes a Bachelor's of Education in Physical Education and a Bachelor's of Science in Liberal Studies with a minor in English, all from Athens State University in Athens, Alabama. I have also had the honor to serve alongside the greatest of men in the world's greatest military, the United States Army as an Infantryman. It is truly an honor to serve as your children's Physical Education teacher. Throughout the semester, it is my goal to provide a broad detailed curriculum for your children. I will strive to motivate, promote a great attitude, influence a positive, safe social environment, and increase interest in physical activities and healthy choices. I am here to love and lead your child. With the understanding that "it takes a village to raise a child," my door is always open for conversation. Do not hesitate to reach out. Thank you for allowing me to live my dream daily in working to influence your children. This is going to be a Great 2019/20 semester. Go Tigers!
"In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact." -Les Brown