Ms. Naomi

Birthday: March 1

Hometown: Born in Huntington Beach, CA, Later moved to Tokyo, Japan

Other Languages spoken: Fluent in Japanese

Favorite Crayola color: Cobalt Blue

Background: Currently, I am teaching ballet at the Tallahassee Ballet and attending Tallahassee Community College. My father is a minister and when I was 13 years old, we moved to Japan. In Japan, I taught English to Japanese children ages 4-10. While I was living in Japan I taught multiple art and dance camps for all ages. After high school, I babysat and worked in several church nurseries. Before moving to Tallahassee, I lived in South Asia in a girl’s orphanage where I served for 10 months.

I have experience working with children on the Autism spectrum, food allergies, and mental disabilities.

Future Plans: After receiving my Associate degree at TCC, I hope to continue my education at Florida State University with a focus in Psychology. Eventually, I would like to get my Master's degree and work with victims of trauma.


When she's not babysitting: I dance at The Tallahassee Ballet. Movement and expression are very important to me and it is a joy teaching children to do the same. I also love to garden and decorate my home.

Defining quote: "Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." – Mother Teresa