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Mr. Okimoto, Language Arts, Renton High School
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I have taught Language Arts at Renton High School for the past nine years. Before teaching, I worked at Starbucks Coffee from 1993 to 2003. In the early to mid '90's, I pursued acting at the Northwest Asian American Theatre and participated in six productions, including Letters to a Student Revolutionary, FOB, A Soldier's Tale, Prelude to A Kiss, Uncle Hideki, and 12-1-A.

Education:
High school: Roosevelt
Undergraduate degree: University of Washington
Master's Degree: Seattle University

Other personal info:
Birthdate: September 19, 1968 
Birth city: San Francisco, CA
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Height: 5'-10" and shrinking
Weight: constantly changing
Wife's name: Jean
Daughter's name: Hana
Favorite spectator sport: NFL
Favorite hobbies: hummingbird gardening, cooking, reading, and poker
Favorite holiday: Christmas

Miscellaneous facts:
Joined the Kubota Garden Foundation's board in December, 2014
Played organized sports: soccer, baseball, and tennis
Played recreational sports: basketball, football, softball, and kickball
Played classical percussion from 6th grade to freshmen year at UW
Member of Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra
Love to sing
Love movies
Love to identify voices of actors who narrate commercials, mostly advertising cars

I'm excited to having a great school year with you.

Mr. Okimoto