MONIQUE SHEVLIN-DAVIS, INTERIM PRINCIPAL
Why AXL: I choose to work at AXL because I live in this community and grew up here. I am passionate about helping scholars become their best selves so that they can continue to improve and serve in their community as well.
What I love: Spending time with family, eating good food from all around the world, music, helping others, and learning new things.
D'ANDRE CURTIS, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Why AXL: I choose to work at AXL due to fact we have a extremely rich and diverse community. Moreover, I truly believe our AXL scholars are the future.
What I love: My family, being a father, designing, being a world-traveler, being a man that appreciates people from all walks of life. snowboarding, riding my motorcyle, relationship building, being an over-achieving and being a life-long learner.
University of Kansas
Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris-Val De Seine
University of New Mexico
EMILY THOMSEN, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Why AXL: Because every child matters and at AXL, that is a priority from every angle.
What I love: My family, being a boy mom, tennis, serving in the Junior League of Denver, baking, reading, being outside and DIY/home renovations.
Alma Mater: University of Houston. Go coogs!
NICK ASSAF, INSTRUCTIONAL COACH
Why AXL: Everyday AXL gives me another opportunity to do good work worth doing with people who pride themselves on being on the frontlines of building a better future for kids.
What I love: coffee, party games, all things NBA, cooking, jersey aesthetics, Kafka, brainstorming sessions, looking after the GOAT pen, podcasts, spending time with family, not looking at my phone for extended periods of time.
JESSICA NEWSOME, TOSA
Why AXL: AXL is a home away from home for both scholars and staff. The opportunity that we all have to build relationships, knowledge, and confidence will impact our entire community for years to come.
What I love: Preaching/Ministry, Singing, Family Time, Traveling, Educating, Learning, Relationship Building, and anything that has to do with my Sorority (Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.) or my undergraduate institution (Langston University)