James L. Knight, Jr. is a native of Macclesfield, NC and product of Edgecombe County Public school. He is a 2007 graduate of North Carolina Central University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He received his Master of Arts in Literature from Middlebury College in Vermont in 2012 and his Masters in School Administration from East Carolina University in 2015. He has aspirations of acquiring his doctorate in Educational Leadership in the future.
Mr. Knight served as a high school English teacher for 6 years, after which he transitioned to service in administration. During his 13 years in education, his passion has remained the same. That passion is a desire to provide a quality education for each and every student. He is passionate about operating with a sense of urgency and equity when it comes to all students and he feels it is imperative that all students are given access to the opportunities they deserve.
Mr. Knight is extremely honored to join the Wellcome Middle School Family! GO WILDCATS!!