Kristen Glenn

Kristen Glenn

English Faculty Member


Kristen Glenn was born in Rexburg and raised in Ririe, Idaho. She served as a full-time missionary in the Marilia Brazil Mission. Kristen graduated from Idaho State University with a bachelor’s degree in English education and a master’s degree in reading literacy. Before coming to work at BYU-Idaho in 2009, she worked as a teacher in multiple public schools.

Kristen met her husband, Jeff, in a performance group in college. They have been married for 16 years and have one daughter. As a family, they like to try new foods and go on adventures together. Kristen also enjoys books, music, and water sports. Sister Glenn has served in many Church callings in Relief Society, Sunday School, Young Women’s, Primary, and music positions.

Spiritual Preparation

Please respond to the question below on the devotional discussion board:

In a talk given by then Elder Hinckley, “With a Grateful Heart,” he states, “Sincerely giving thanks not only helps us recognize our blessings, it also unlocks the doors of heaven and helps us feel God’s love."

What are you grateful for? How have you felt God’s love, especially during difficult times?