Joshua de Jong was born and raised in Bloomington, Indiana. He has been to many places around the globe, but he is excited to teach middle school writing and Bible back in his hometown. He began his teaching career in China, teaching English language and pronunciation. From there he moved into teaching literature back in the United States. He graduated summa cum laude from Patrick Henry College with a BA in Literature and a laundry list of academic and extracurricular achievements. Mr. de Jong joined the faculty in 2021 with the intention of pursuing a vocational call both to teach and to write in recognition of the Lord’s guiding presence in his life.