Vernon R. Simmons was raised in San Antonio, Texas and graduated from high school at Theodore Roosevelt High School in 1988. I graduated from McMurry University in 1993 with a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. I earned a Master's degree in Education Administration from the Texas A & M University (Kingsville) in 2004.
I started my teaching career at Terry High School in Richmond, Texas. I was employed as a keyboarding teacher in January 1999. I taught and coached for eight years prior to becoming an administrator in the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD. I am going on my fourth year in administration.