Municipal Court Judge (Langston, Oklahoma), 7th Grade English Teacher, Rogers Middle School, Founder & Dean,Prep “U”niversity, and Managing Attorney, Kirk Law Group (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) – Graduate of Fisk University
Christina R. Kirk is a native of Nashville, TN. After dropping out of high school due to illness and attaining a GED, Christina earned a Bachelor’s of Arts from historic Fisk University in 2001. She attained her Juris Doctorate from University of Tulsa, School of Law in December of 2003. Christina was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar in 2004. For the last 12 years, Christina has practiced family and special education law determined to zealously advocate for families, especially the judicial voiceless – the child. Christina currently sits as Municipal Court Judge for Langston, Oklahoma.
Christina is also dedicated to youth. She speaks to youth and adults, encouraging them about importance of education and the choices a quality education provides. She received several community service and leadership awards including the John Green Community Service Award and the Oklahoma Bar Association Diversity Award both for her commitment and hard work in the field of education. In 2016, Christina entered the public school system as a middle school English teacher, which she believes is truly her calling.
In dedication to her mentor, Dr. Olgesby, Christina founded Prep U in 2009 to encourage and support young ladies to a life of good success. In 2013 with the help of Steve Harvey, Christina honored her mentor and shared her story of inspiration and overcoming obstacles on the Steve Harvey Show launching her to a national platform for youth education and strengthen families. The first graduating class of just four Prep U seniors received over $1 million dollars in scholarship offers attesting to Christina’s devotion to her young ladies.
Christina is the proud mother of Déja Kirk, with whom she co-authored a self-esteem building workbook for adolescents entitled, Developing DIVAs – Young Ladies Divinely Investigating their Vision in Advance. Christina is also a contributing author in Reflections on Purpose and Brilliant Awakening (to be released April 30, 2017).
Christina’s guiding life principle is to be the person she needed when she was growing up to someone else.