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Taylor Hayes

Ms. Taylor Hayes  is from Little Rock, Arkansas and studies at Agnes Scott College in Decatur. She is currently pursuing a degree in Psychology with the hopes of becoming a counselor. She loves being outdoors and exploring Atlanta. She is very excited to be a part of SoulShine!

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Stephanie DeSantis

Stephanie DeSantis is an Atlanta native and a graduate of Georgia State University. She began working with children while in high school, teaching gymnastics at the local YMCA and working as a summer camp counselor. After graduating college, and spending a couple of years in a sales job,  she realized her true passions were rooted in teaching…

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Henrietta Hanson

Ms. Henrietta is originally from Montgomery, AL and has spent most of her adult life in the field of education and family/community work. She is the mother of five and grandmother to seven. She enjoys sewing, anything that has to do with nutrition, literature and music.

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Destiny Smith

Ms. Destiny attends Agnes Scott College, studying anthropology and sociology. Her hobbies include dancing, arts & crafts, and creative writing. She has been dancing since the age of three and teaches classes at The One dance studio in Snellville for kids of all ages.  When she isn’t dancing, she enjoys baking sweets and watching cartoons from the…

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Colton Smith

Mr. Colton has always been drawn to focusing on the well being of children and being there to help maximize their own potential. As a teenager he worked with children as a tutor and summer camp counselor. He is currently in school focusing on pediatric medicine. Most children consider Colton to just be an oversized version…

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Jazmine Williams

Jazmine Williams is an Atlanta native who is studying at Georgia State University. She discovered her love for working with children as a young teen herself, when older relatives started having kids she could babysit. Her favorite part of working with kids is seeing them smile and being happy. Her favorite food is hot wings.

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Dusten Sonnon

Dusten grew up in the Chicago area and is ecstatic he finally got to see the Cubs win a World Series! After graduating college with a degree in Illustration, Dusten discovered a love for teaching and working with children. He has been involved with primary education since 2000, working as an assistant teacher for a…

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Aushana White

Ms. Aushana was born and raised in the Bronx, NY and moved with her family to Atlanta when she was 15 years old. She gained extensive experience working with children as she helped raise all five of her younger siblings, as well as working in childcare. She is currently enrolled at Georgia State University in…

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Katelyn Mason

Katelyn Mason was born in St. Petersburg, FL but came to Atlanta to join her adopted family. Her older sister Annie worked at SoulShine during high school, and her love for kids rubbed off on Ms. Katelyn. She is delighted to follow in her big sister’s footsteps at SoulShine.

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Christine Amos

Ms. Christine was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised on the sunny beaches of Miami, FL. She recently relocated to Atlanta quickly became a part of the SoulShine family. Ms. Christine has many hobbies such as baking, knitting, writing and singing horribly while driving. She has worked in the field of early childhood education for…

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