Joy Boakye, 9th Grade Program Manager

Coming to Breakthrough, Joy (she/her) is excited to support students as future leaders of our country and world. After graduating from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Joy moved to Houston to teach 5th and 6th grade Social Studies and earn her Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) from the Relay Graduate School of Education. In her free time, Joy likes to sing, watch YouTube videos, take care of her 24 houseplants, and chat with her niblings. Passionate about anti-oppression work, Joy is committed to working to end education inequity with Breakthrough Houston.