Rex Elliott

Product Operations Director

Nike, Inc.

Was there a math teacher, project or lesson that made a big impact on you while in school? What got you interested in math?

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Mr. Paul Camp was my 3rd and 4th grade math teacher. He spent the summer between those years creating a separate math workbook for me because I had exceeded my grade level and he wanted to give me more of a challenge in math. I will never forget him for that.

What did you enjoy most about math while in school?

Math was always at the same time old and new. The fundamental principles of math never change and the most basic of concepts are relevant to higher levels of math. At the same time, there is an endless level of complexity and applications for math in the classroom and the real world. (Click on the Nike Swoosh to read the rest of the article)