University School of Jackson

Brian Stephenson

Building and Grounds Assistant

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Where do you call home?
I am from Jackson, TN.  Graduated from Union University.

How long have you been in Building and Grounds?
Philip Dunn and I started cutting yards together in high school and college.  This job is my first official grounds and maintenance job.

What is your favorite part about your job?
My favorite part of the job is making USJ look spectacular! It is hard work but I just want to continue helping Philip maintain the best looking facilities in Jackson.

What is a fun fact about yourself?
I have run in the St. Jude Marathon 7 times.  I have completed 1 marathon and 6 half-marathons. 


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