Captain John Smith Elementary School Administration




Our Principal, Dr. Patrina Jenkins, has more than 24 years of educational experience.  Dr. Jenkins previously served as an Assistant Principal  at Hampton High School, Bethel High School, Jones Magnet Middle School, Spratley Middle School, and Barron Fundamental Elementary School.


Dr. Jenkins also taught Language Arts in Newport News Public Schools.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a Middle School Endorsement from Old Dominion University, a Master's Degree in Education from Regent University, and a Specialist Degree in Administration and Supervision from George Washington University.  Dr. Jenkins holds a doctorate  from Nova Southeastern University.


OurAssistant Principal, Sean Holleran, previously served as Assistant Principal at Kraft Elementary School and Langley Elementary School and as Principal of Cooper Magnet Elementary and Bryan Elementary Schools all in the past ten years. Mr. Holleran began his teaching career as a Language Arts teacher at Page Middle School and Jones Magnet Middle School.


Mr. Holleran received his Bachelor's  Degree in English from Mount St. Mary's College, completed his first Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the College of William and Mary and his second Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Old Dominion University.