James Hooker: Teacher’s Shocking Affair with Student

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A Modesto, California teacher named James Hooker is having a shocking affair with a student who just turned 18. The father left his wife and children to be with Jordan Powers, who is in his daughter’s class.

Just last week, James Hooker resigned his position as a teacher at Modesto’s Enochs High School. Jordan’s mom Tammie Powers called the teacher a “master manipulator.” Can you even imagine being in her shoes? Now she is working to find out if there is any way to charge Hooker with something criminal. She does not believe that the relationship started after Jordan turned 18. Do you?

Amazingly, despite all the backlash and the fact that he left his own family, James Hooker does not have any regrets about his relationship with student Jordan Powers. Wow! Something is not right here.

Now Jordan has stopped going to school, and she will finish her senior year with independent study. This also does not seem like a healthy decision. Now she will be with the 41-year-old all the time, so she will lose all sense of reality it seems. Plus, how is this couple going to earn a living since Hooker quit his job?

Have you ever heard of a situation like this? What do you think about it? Sound off in the comments section below. These types of student-teacher relationships always inspire outrage, and while this one is slightly different, it still seems to be a huge betrayal of the relationship that a teacher and a student should share.

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