A Little About Mr. Loving




Welcome students and parents!  I am Jeff Loving one of your two new English/Language Arts teachers at Collins-Maxwell.  A little about me:

I was born and raised in Albert City, IA.  I have one older sister who is now married and has two beautiful little girls.  Braelyn who is now 3 and Alexis who is 1 1/2 years old.  I recently graduated from Buena Vista University in the beautiful city of Storm Lake, IA.  I graduated with a Bachelors of Art in English with a specification in education as well as a coaching endorsement.  I currently reside just outside of Nevada and am a die-hard Iowa Hawkeyes and Minnesota Vikings fan!  (I know a lot of you are probably cringing at the Hawkeyes bit, but rest assured, when they are not playing the Cyclones I definitely root my loudest and hardest for the Cyclones!).  I am also involved with Harvest Vineyard Church in Ames where I am one of their acoustic guitar players—so I have a passion for music as well as English.  I have also written four full length novels and am currently working on my fifth.  I am not yet published, but I am in the process of it! I write primarily fantasy/sci-fi, but honestly I am up for just about anything.  I also just love reading.  My favorite author is Brandon Sanderson--famous for one of my favorite trilogies called the Mistborn Trilogy (check it out here! http://brandonsanderson.com/books/mistborn/).  I also ride a motorcycle and love to take photography!  If you are interested in seeing my work head on over to ( http://www.redbubble.com/people/lovijef?ref=account-nav-dropdown ).  That's just a bit about me, get ready for the new year and be sure to check back here as I will be updating it throughout the year! 






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Jeff Loving,
Aug 14, 2014, 7:41 AM