We Came Back to Teach

By Sean Nguyen, John Kim, Valerie Kovacs, Cat Tran, and Tommy Fan

Most TJ alumni usually graduate from school and leave for college without turning back. However, for some alumni, this is not the case. Many former TJ students have chosen to come back as teachers. Former-students-turned-teachers reflect on their time at TJ in the past and present, sharing their experiences as both a student and teacher. These teachers illuminate what drew them back to school from their favorite parts about teaching to what led them to pursue their current careers,

This story was originally published on tjTODAY on May 17, 2021.