Ms. Hawkins has been a California girl and a student athlete her whole life! She was born and raised in San Diego and graduated from University City High. She earned varsity letters in water polo and swimming all four years, as well as four years on junior varsity cross-country and one on dance team. She was all-conference honorable mention and first team all-academic as a junior and senior in high school.
She left sunny San Diego to attend Arizona State University. She was recruited to their Division I Water Polo team, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts, in Art Education and graduating with honors. After graduation, Ms. Hawkins was blessed with her first son then moved to Maui, Hawaii. There she earned her Hawaii teaching credential and was was blessed with here second son. After 3 years on the beautiful island of Maui, she moved back to San Diego where she earned her California teaching credential.
Ms. Hawkins has taught at Kearny for the last three and a half years and has been the head boys and girls swimming coach for the last 4 seasons. Her two boys are learning to play the piano, heavily involved in sports and full of life!