Phone: 979-532-6840


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Ryan Hunt


Mr. Hunt is a servant leader who has been in education for 7 years starting as a substitute teacher in Houston ISD.  For the past 6 years, he has been a teacher, mentor, and Basketball/Football coach at Smith Middle school in Cypress Fairbanks ISD. He also started a young men’s group called Men of Honor that highlights different career fields and teaches valuable lifelong lessons. He has taught 6-8 social studies and is currently working on his doctoral degree at Kansas State University. 



Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Regina James


Dr. Regina James graduated from Port Huron High School in Port Huron, Michigan. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education with a minor in Mathematics from Eastern Michigan University. Dr. James went on to receive her Master of Education in Administration and Supervision from Prairie View A & M, and her Doctorate in Leadership and Management from Capella University. In 2006, Dr. James began serving as an Assistant Principal in Fort Bend ISD. She ventured to the United Arab Emirates, where she worked as an educational leader in curriculum and instruction for five years. Upon her return to the United States, she continued her career as an Assistant Principal for secondary schools, then joined the Wharton Tiger family in 2018. With 20 plus years in education, Dr. James is proud to serve the Wharton Junior High students, staff, and community. Her true beliefs are to ensure a safe environment for students and staff so that quality instruction can take place, and the students can be successful. 

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.”     

Martin Luther King, Jr.