Kylon Wishom is a two time graduate of Southern University and holds an undergraduate in business management and a master’s in educational leadership. Wishom possesses a diverse background which informs his leadership style and equips him to bring high energy, leadership, coaching, positivity, and culture to Prescott Academy. He served 7 years in the oil and gas industry and 8 years as an educator where he has worked as a teacher, dean, administrative dean, and associate principal.
Wishom believes that discipline and culture create a conducive environment for students to learn and grow. His contributions facilitated change which resulted in Geo Prep Mid City moving from an F to a C rating. In a recent role, Wishom was a part of the team at Liberty Magnet High School who achieved the Lighthouse Blue Ribbon award.
Wishom is a husband, father of three, and a native of Lutcher, Louisiana. He has cultivated leadership skills through 13 years of coaching experience and has won a state title and a second runner up title as assistant coach. In 2016, Wishom was inducted into the Southern University Track and Field Hall of Fame. Over the last 8 years, Wishom has hosted several community 5k’s and summits to enhance health, wellness, and unity in the community. Wishom is a member of the 100 Black Men of Baton Rouge.