Tupelo High School Teacher Justin Loden was chosen for an Teacher Spotlight


Name:  Justin  Loden

What Subject/classes/sports/clubs do you teach/coach/advise: Business Ed/Technology

How long teaching: 10 years

at THS: 10 years

Family: My wife, Stacey, and I have been married for 12 years. We have a son named Charlie, who is 6 years old.

Favorite thing about teaching: Being able to teach and influence young people

Least favorite thing about teaching:  Morning Duty

Hobby outside of school: I enjoy working on cars. I’ve owned  approximately 25 in the last 12 years including a delorean.

Special Talent(s): Working on cars, electronics, or anything involving my hands.

People would be surprised to know: Teaching wasn’t my first career.I have a business degree from Ole Miss. I worked for a bank and a tech company before I started teaching.

Most memorable moment as a teacher: The first day I stepped into a classroom.You never forget your first day.