Jenn Haydon

Pre-K Teacher

Jenn has a great love for the Lord and a passion for teaching children. She has always wanted to be a teacher, ever since she was a little girl. She is the happiest when she gets an opportunity to help children learn and succeed.


Jenn graduated from Cuesta College in 2014 with two Associate Degrees and then transferred to Cal Poly where she graduated with a Bachelor degree in Child Development and a minor in Psychology. Since 2009, Jenn has volunteered as a Sunday School Teacher at New Life Church and also worked in the Church’s Childcare and Nursery during her high school and early college years.


Jenn loves to travel, spend time with her family and hang out with her friends. She enjoys hiking, running, swimming, going to the beach, reading, and spending time in the kitchen. One of her favorite verses is Ephesians 2:10 “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

Alex Johansen

PM Teacher

Alex has been involved in New Life Church since she first moved to the central coast when she was in third grade.  In the past 5 years she has also been a part

of the childcare throughout the week and on Sundays in the nursery. 


In 2007, Alex went to Arizona State University, where she received her Bachelors degree in Child Development.  She has always had a passion to work with and teach young children.  She believes that each child is unique; she loves to watch them grow into their own selves.


In her spare time Alex enjoys going to the beach, hiking, reading, and practicing yoga.  She loves spending time with friends, family and her boyfriend, Kelby,

of 7 years.  She also has been working for a handbag company named Jewell

for the past year. 


Alex’s favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”