Logan grew up near Seattle, Washington where great teachers, and more than a few rainy days, fostered in him a love for reading. Literature remained only a hobby until years of volunteering at a youth center helped him realize that he wanted to pursue a career in teaching and mentorship. He attended Azusa Pacific University where he received his B.A. in Christian Ministries and M.A. in English. While at APU, Logan worked as a Teacher’s assistant tasked with developing student writing ability. Supporting a student’s growth, both academically and personally, remains Logan’s favorite element of teaching any subject.
Logan knows, from being a teacher as well as a learner, that students have complex emotional, psychological, and social lives, and as a result there are many more factors behind a test score than simply a student’s academic ability. Logan believes that good teaching is an act of diligent empathy where teachers go beyond reciting materials and engage students.
Logan has a lifelong passion for storytelling and spends his free time reading or working on his current novel project. He’s an avid fan of fantasy movies like Lord of the Rings and has the unique privilege of attributing his Netflix binges to his need for “writing inspiration.” When he’s not working, Logan enjoys playing sports, eating good food, and going on hikes with his dog, George.