Wendy Adams is originally from Homer, Michigan. She received her bachelor's degree in German/English education from Western Michigan University. She also holds a master’s degree in education from Spring Arbor University. She has taught German and English at Jackson High School since 2006. She is an adviser for the equestrian team and the German club at her school. Additionally, she has coordinated and participated in a bi-annual three-week student exchange with a school in northern Germany since 1992. She became a teacher to instill a love of language and culture in her students, and has now been teaching for 25 years. Mrs. Adams was the mentor teacher to Wu Xiaohong from Shijiazhuang, China (2018-2019).