By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring

Kimberly Herbert Wall, 37, is an 8th grade Social Studies teacher. She is married to Jeremy Wall who is a contractor and Columbia County fire fighter. The couple have two children: Jeremy, 12, and Caroline, 8, and a chocolate lab/Weimaraner mix named Walker. Kimberly is also a Grovetown Middle School track coach.

If you could have any job, what would you choose? I already have my dream career—a teacher!  Working with children every day is truly the best job for me!  There is nothing more powerful than making kids feel like they can conquer the world and teaching them to love learning.

What quality do you most admire the most? Integrity!  Doing the right thing when no one is watching.

What’s your favorite food? Chips and queso.

Dream vacation? Australia.

Favorite place to take the kids? We love to go camping at the lake. Nice and simple!

If you had a super power, what would it be? To take away suffering in the world.

Favorite TV show: Survivor.

What did you want to be when you grew up? Teacher.

Hobbies? Camping, kayaking, swimming and reading.

Is there an important life lesson you’ve learned? Be kind- you never know what someone is going through.

What would surprise people about you? I absolutely love Fantasy Football!!!  I generally have two to three teams each year…and usually win it.

Best thing about being a mom? Endless amounts of love.

Hardest part about being a mom? Teaching right from wrong.

Favorite indulgence? Diablos…and queso.

What was your first job? Secretary for my father at Herbert Homes, Inc.

Whom do you admire the most? My older brother Bryan. He is truly the kindest and most integral person that I know. He is the epitome of integrity. He was diagnosed with leukemia six years ago, but refuses to let it dictate his outlook on life. He puts others first.

Signature dish? I can grill a killer hamburger on my Rec Tek.

Are you a planner, a dreamer or a doer? A doer! I love to multitask and get stuff done.

Favorite subject in school? History and Biology

Greatest hope: My children- both my own and my students- all do well in life. I pray for their success and happiness in no matter what they do.

Biggest fear: Being separated from my children.

What inspires you? A pretty sky- sky blue pink- can cure all worries and distant thoughts.

This article appears in the June/July 2018 issue of Augusta Family Magazine.
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