John Jirik

What is your favorite quotation?
“Life’s too short to be angry.”

If you could have any person as a principle who would it be?
My uncle, Joe Jirik.

What profession other than your own would you most likely attempt?
A drummer.

Name three things/qualities that you need to do your job well? 
Patience compassion, and consistency.

What stereotype about your job is true?
Long hours.

What was your motivation for choosing your field?
Helping out in schools with sports, helping students.

What are your hobbies?
Traveling, reading current events.

What is your secret talent?
Comic, comedian.

Fun fact? I lived in 4 continents and 10 states

What is a place you would like to visit?
Places that I lived in as a child.

Favorite color?

Where did you go to college?
U of M Mankato, St. Mary’s Minneapolis.

Favorite food? 
Mrs. Jirik’s chili.

Childhood hero?
Earl Campbell. 

What is one favorite thing about your job?
The students.

Who was your favorite teacher and why?
Mr. Puls, lots of current events.

What do you do with your free time?
Visit family.

Last words?
I love to watch kids turn from kids to young adults and see our relationship change for the better.