Gardner Minshew’s Mother Kim Minshew Is A Teacher

By SarahPublished on: February 6, 2024 Updated on: February 7, 2024
Birthday July 15, 1970
Birthplace Carthage, Mississippi
Age 53 years
Son Gardner Minshew
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Kim Minshew is a teacher by profession, and her favorite student is none other than her son, Gardner Minshew. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback learned all about life from his mother. From seeing her son crying when he couldn’t make it to the All-Star Baseball team to crying herself when he got drafted into the NFL, Kim has been through it all.

Did you know this lady is a former basketball player? Keep reading to find out more about her.

Gardner Minshew’s Mother, Kim Minshew Used To Play Basketball At College

Born on July 15, 1970, Kimberly Annette Terrell is the daughter of Charles Terrell and Patsy Walker Terrell. The native of Carthage used to work at Choctaw Maid Farms Inc. in her hometown before her marriage.

The talented lady was a former basketball player at Mississippi State University. However, her days as an athlete there were short-lived as she transferred to Georgia State University.

Gardner Minshew's mother, Kim Minshew formerly played basketball
Kim is a former basketball player

She graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management degree. As for her primary education, she is a 1988 graduate of Carthage High School.

Kim Is A Teacher

Unlike her son’s athletic career, Kim is a teacher by profession. She enjoys teaching and works hard for her student’s success. Well, she teaches math at Brandon Middle School. In addition, Kim is also a member of the Department of Educational Leadership at Mississippi State University.

Kim MInshew was awarded with the best teacher.
Kim and her colleague were photographed after she won the Best Teacher award.

Furthermore, Minshew was the District Teacher of The Year in 2022. Plus, every year, the Rankin County School District selects one representative teacher to participate in the state-year competition, and she won the 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year award.

She Married Flint Minshew In Early ’90s

Kim and Flint Minshew got married on November 19, 1994. Though there is only little information available about their relationship, it seems like their romance blossomed after college. The lovebirds got married and settled in Brandon, where they started a family.

Kim Minshew with her husband, Flint Minshew
Kim and Flint have been married since 1994.

Even after 29 years of togetherness, the couple still has the same love for each other. The romance between the pair is still not dead, considering how Flint adores his partner. Back in 2016, he wished his wife a happy birthday with the sweetest caption, “Happy birthday to this sweet wife, momma, friend & teacher. Obviously patient b/c we’re going on 22 yrs of marriage.”

Kim Minshew Is A Mother Of Three Children

Kim shares three kids with her husband, Flint. They have one son, Gardner Flint Minshew II, and two daughters, Meredith Minshew and Callie Minshew.

Kim MInshew with her husband and children.
The Minshew family of five celebrates holidays together.

They became parents for the first time on May 16, 1996, when their son, Gardner, came into the world. He is the oldest of three, and like his parents, he is also interested in sports. Gardner is now playing in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts. Before playing professionally, the athlete was getting recognition for his skills in high school and college.

As for one of Minshews’ daughters, Meredith, she is the middle child who majored in Kinesiology with a concentration in sports administration from Mississippi State University.

Talking about their youngest, Callie, she joined the family on February 9, 2001. Following in the footsteps of her mom and sister, she also joined the same college where she played volleyball.

Kim Had A Heart To Heart Talk With Her Son When He Was Seven

Gardner learned a life lesson on a car ride home from his mom. The seven-year-old was heartbroken when he didn’t make it to the baseball all-star team. She explained,

This is what I think. I think that All-Stars don’t just practice at practice. All-Stars work extra and so every time your dad says ‘hey do you want to go throw’ and you say ‘well I’m going to go play with my Legos or I want to go outside and play with my trucks,’ that’s not gonna make you an All-Star in baseball. But extra work, working outside of practice, that’s what’ll make you better, what’ll make you different.

Kim taught her right-handed son to practice shooting left-handed layups. When he figured out the mechanics of this technique, her car lesson made sense to him. Both of them still remember this incident even after all these years. She has never backed out from going miles to support her baby at his games.

It Was A Surreal Moment For Kim To Watch Her Son Play In The League

Minshew couldn’t believe it when her son Gardner was drafted into the league in 2019. When the Jacksonville Jaguars selected him, she thought it was a little surreal.

She further added, “I was sitting there watching Jared Goff and Pat Mahomes and thinking, just a few years ago they were kind of where he is. And I think, they’re not that much older than him. So it’s just, sometimes I should take a deep breath because it is surreal.”

Kim Minshew and Flint Minshew have three children.
Kim is proud of her kids’ accomplishments.

Kim has seen her baby work hard since he was eight. Like every mother, she was beside him at every step of his life to cheer him on whenever he was down. She is loving watching him live his dreams.

About Author: Sarah

Though I have started writing NFL related blogs recently, I have fallen in love with this world. Hope you like my work as much as I enjoy writing these.