Seguin Citizen: Amanda Kelley
Posted on 1/29/2018 1:00:00 AM.

What is your current occupation?

"I am a teacher at Sprouts Learning Academy in Seguin, Texas."

What does that involve?

"A typical day involves me checking on each class and watching over the children."

What do you do off the clock "just for fun"?

"I enjoy reading and watching movies."

When and where were you born?

"I was born Oct. 18, 1994 in Seguin, Texas."

What's the most recent book you've read?

"Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix"

What is the best advice you've ever received?

"Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you'll land amongst the stars."

What is the biggest challenge you've ever faced?

"Continuing to pursue my career"

If you had to describe yourself in just two words, what would they be?

"Kind and smart"

What inspires you?

"My mom inspires me every day."

If you could assemble a dinner party with any five guests (living or dead), who would they be?

"Great aunt Gloria, Uncle Jimmy, Johnny Depp, my mom and my dad"

What is your favorite TV show and why?

"I love watching Scrubs because it is humorous, yet serious show."

What are your roles in the community?

"I currently work at Sprouts Learning Academy."

What is your educational background?

"I graduated from Seguin High School and am a full time student at Texas State."

What's your professional background/achievements/leadership roles?

"Before Sprouts, I worked at a daycare for a year"

Share your family.

"I live with my mom, dad and brother. My mom is the baby of seven and my dad has an older sister. Between the two of them and my closer family, my extended family is huge."

What are the moments in your life and career that are your proudest


"My proudest accomplishments are getting accepted to Texas State and every day I make a positive influence on my students."

What brought you to Seguin and why did you choose to live here?

"I have lived here my whole life."

What do you believe are the strengths of this community?

"How we help each other in times of need"

What initiatives or changes would you like to see in Seguin that would further strengthen the community?

"More business opportunities"

Do you have any family roots/history in the area?

"My dad's family moved in Seguin in 1990."

What are your plans for the future, personally and/or professionally?

"I plan on receiving my degree in teaching and being a third grade English teacher."

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