Welcome back to Mich Mash. Today our guest is Darrion Cockrell. He is a Physical Education teacher at Lindbergh Schools, Crestwood Elementary in St. Louis. He was selected by a committee of his peers and education partners across the state as the 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year.
[00:01 – 10:39] Being Weird and Wacky with Darrion
- I introduce and give a brief background about our guest
- Darrion talks about being an enthusiastic person
- He also talks about his steps in breaking free from difficulties
- Breaking-free from being a Gang Member
[10:40 – 18:18] Teacher of the Year: Darrion Cockrell
- What it’s like to be in Crestwood Elementary
- Darrion as a P.E. teacher
- Keeping up the engagement with the kids at this time of the pandemic
- Motivational Monday Videos
- Making sure that the kids know you understand, you can help, and you support them
[18:19 – 23:39] Fun Questions with Darrion Cockrell
- If you gonna go to Karaoke night, what song will you sing?
- Recent act of kindness Darrion has received/given/witnessed
- Connect and Learn more about Darrion
- See Links Below
- Final Words
“There’s more to life than what I used to.” – Darrion Cockrell
“There’s a part that you don’t feel loved, you don’t feel supported or cared for, and I think growing up, what are things that are stuck in me is that it’s hard for me to trust people, to love people, to care for people, because I didn’t know how it felt.” – Darrion Cockrell
“You don’t realize until it hits you, how important you are to them.” – Darrion Cockrell
To learn more about Darrion Cockrell follow him on Instagram
To know more, you can connect with me on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Also, visit my website https://100thmm.com/ to learn more about getting your free social media marketing consultation!
I want to know more about you! Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to overcome fears and obstacles by sharing this episode or click here to listen to more episodes.