I have always lived in Hawkins County, TN. I graduated from Cherokee High School in 2007, earned a Bachelors of Arts in Business Marketing from Virginia Intermont College in 2011, and also earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching: Curriculum and Instruction from Carson Newman University in 2013.
I am currently continuing my education within the EdD program at Carson Newman University. 2020 begins my 7th year as an Algebra 1 teacher at Cherokee High School. I am also beginning my 4th year as the Head Softball Coach.
I am married to Troy Richards. We have three beautiful children: Tee (7), Jay (4), and Elle (1).