Jasmine Genove

Jasmine Genove

School Counselor

Jefferson Union High School District

Daly City, CA USA

It's important to feel that your passions are equal to your work life.


My road in life took a while to figure out.
Went to community college to get my general education requirements
Transferred to San Fransisco State University for a bachelor's in early childhood education
Worked as a preschool teacher
Realizing that I don't want to teach anymore.
Go back to school to get my master's in psychology in school counseling.
Get a career as a school counselor.
Have been working at Jefferson High School for seven years and love it.
Keep following my journey


High School
Jefferson High School
Early Childhood Education
San Francisco State University
Psychology in School Counseling
San Francisco State University


School Counselor

I help students with their goals and education during high school and beyond.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Teaching / Mentoring

Day to Day

First, she check her emails when she comes into work and usually following that she has to attend a conference were she will be note-taking. Most of her day is 1-on-1 with her students to check that they are on the right path for graduation and to assist them in anything they need. Sometimes she does have to make calls to parents because of different reasons. There are IEP meetings for her special ed students. Overall, it's just 1-on-1 throughout the whole day.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for everyone

The first step is to find your true passion and make your passion align with what career you truly want for yourself. If you are doing something you don't enjoy, it is okay to go back to school and get that dream job.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

Psychology in School Counseling


The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"There isn't money going into educating or mentoring others, especially if it depends on the school district."

Challenges I Overcame

First-Generation College Student