Meet Our School Counselors!
Janeil Jones has her master’s degree in school counseling and a bachelor’s in psychology. She has worked in the field of Child Life, working with hospitalized children. She took a hiatus to stay at home as her kids grew and has typed medical transcription from home during that time. She is originally from Las Vegas, Nevada. Janeil moved to South Jordan years ago with her family. She is married to a native Utahan and they have three children. Janeil was an ELA parent before she was an employee. She loved the school so much she got a job here! In her free time she loves to read, sing, and play video games with her kids. She also really loves all things Harry Potter and Marvel! Janeil loves being a part of the ELA community and absolutely loves working with all the students!
Junior High Counselor
Junior High Counselor
Chelsey Sorensen was born and raised in Mapleton, Utah where she was the middle child of 3. She enjoyed working hard to get good grades and was her high school's CTE Sterling Scholar and graduated with a 4.0 GPA. She went on to attend Utah Valley University where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in Psychology (Magna Cum Laude), took a little break from school, and then continued to get her Master's in School Counseling (Summa Cum Laude). She worked at the Utah State Hospital for many years while going to school and enjoyed working with the patients there.
She greatly enjoys traveling anywhere and exploring new and old places. She has a labradoodle named Harper who is very energetic, hyper, and sweet. Harper loves playing fetch the most, and Chelsey has spent countless hours throwing balls for Harper to chase. Harper also loves to shop and go on adventures with Chelsey, they both love TJ Maxx, going for walks, and playing in water. While Chelsey loves the Utah mountains, she loves the beach just a little bit more.
Chelsey has a passion to inspire and empower others, especially her students. She has looked forward to being a school counselor for many years and is so excited to make a difference and encourage others to believe in themselves and be great leaders.
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