Kelson Jennings

Teacher/Mentor

English Department

Education

Kelson's love for writing led him to attend Sam Houston State University, where he graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication with a concentration in multi-platform journalism, and minored in sociology.

Experience

Kelson's experience in teaching comes from his time as a writing tutor at his university's academic success center. After graduating college, Kelson served as an eSports Coordinator with the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas where he built and taught curriculums regarding eSports.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Competed in collegiate eSports and served as team captain for SHSU's Heroes of the Storm team. He led them into the top 10 bracket of the Fall 2018 TESPA collegiate series
  • Worked with Martin Rather, the grandson of legendary NBC news anchor Dan Rather. Kelson assisted Martin on a news web series called the Underreported, which won a bronze Telly award in 2019
  • Mentored by former White House Press Secretary Peter Roussel, who taught Kelson the ways of public relations and journalism
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