Samuel comes to American Heritage with four years of math teaching experience at Challenger School in Highland. Samuel realized that teaching was a personal passion while he served in the Honolulu, Hawaii mission from 2005-2007. After his mission, Samuel attended the University of Utah where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology. Through his studies, Samuel found his love for math and began looking for opportunities to teach it. Samuel has been a middle and elementary school teacher since 2009 not just in mathematics, but also science, logic, chess, speech/debate/theater, and physical education. Samuel is originally from Taylorsville, Utah. He is the youngest of five brothers. He was married in 2008 to his lovely wife, Stacy, and has the cutest daughter in the world, Aurora. In his free time you can find him playing sports like flag football, softball, ultimate frisbee and basketball. He also enjoys hunting and fishing. He is always reading a good book.