Simon Hairston is the son of Lonnie and Peggy Hairston of Oatmeal, Texas. He has two wonderful brothers, his older brother Byron and his twin brother Tyler. Simon moved to Bertram, Texas with his family in 1994 and attended school at Burnet Middle School and Burnet High School. He graduated from BHS in 2002 and attended Tarleton State University from 2002-2006. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Spanish from TSU and is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Educational Technology through Boise State University. Simon has spent the last 13 years as a Spanish teacher and coach at the middle school and high school levels. He taught at several locations around Texas including: Burnet, Brownwood, Marble Falls, Coppell, Frisco, and Round Rock. He also lived and worked overseas in Egypt and Poland for 4 years. He loves to travel and stay active with a variety of outdoor activities and events including: running, hunting, CrossFit, fishing, and SUP (stand up paddle boarding). He is very thankful for the opportunity to work with, and grow with the Vanderveer Street Church of Christ.