Jessica Johnson is an elementary teacher at Bronx Success Academy, a charter school in Bronx, NY. Jessica was a founding lead teacher and is currently the Kindergarten grade team leader. Jessica received a B.A. in Government from Cornell University in 2003 and an M.S. in Urban Education from Mercy College in 2008. Jessica was also a member of the New York City Teaching Fellows and began her teaching career as a Special Education teacher. Jessica aspires to become a leader for educational equity and hopes to found her own elementary school serving at risk students in an urban setting.