A couple of years ago I became involved in the high school mentorship program at Open Door church in Maple Grove Minnesota. This was where I was paired up with Katy Jo. Spending time with her these past couple of years has been such a blessing. Katy has a genuine, pure heart. She is so full of life and excitement. Quick to laugh and always smiling. I find myself learning from her every time we meet.
When Katy asked me to take her senior photos, it was unexpected and I so excited! We both giggled and started chatting wildly about the ideas for what we could capture in our session. Pinterest pins were flying and location scouting began! We spent an afternoon hopping through grassy fields along Rice Creek Regional Trail in Shoreview Minnesota and followed train tracks to the unknown in New Brighton.
Katy Jo may be a senior in high school, but she is a full time PSEO student enrolled at Bethel University and I couldn’t be more proud! After all, that’s my alma mater 🙂 Huge props go out to Kay Jo’s mom for surprising her with the coolest prop – a Dr. Suess book!
Katy Jo – it has been such a joy to get to know you and see you grow into an amazing young woman 🙂 Thank you for trusting me with this. I look forward to continuing to walk beside you as you journey into the next phase of your life. So proud of you!