Mr. Enna has been teaching Kindergarten at Stipe for the past 15 years. His goal is to guide students as they begin their journey as lifelong learners. His use of humor and energy ensures that his classroom is rich with engagement, laughter, and a joy of learning. Mr. Enna grew up locally in Santa Cruz, California. He received his Associates of Arts Degree from San Jose City College, where he had the honor of playing basketball for Hall of Fame Coach Percy Carr. He went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from San Jose State University. Basketball has been a part of Mr. Enna’s life since he was young, and the valuable lessons that he has learned on and off the court have helped him create a classroom environment where students are part of a diverse team. He is proud of his biracial identify, and through this lens he provides a committed focus to Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Closing the Achievement Gap.