Special ed teacher turned Olympic jumper

John F. Kennedy High School | Silver Spring, MD
August 5, 2021

When Olympic jumper Thea LaFond isn’t competing, she spends her time at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Maryland as a special education teacher. SRL reporters caught up with her before leaving to this year’s games.

This piece was produced by Jephthah Dzinedza at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Maryland with support from Connected Educator Andrew Inches and Associate Youth Media Producer Becky Wandel.