Ms. Kanika Jenkins

Phone: 510-621-7120


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Kanika Jenkins

Kanika Jenkins is a PHS graduate who began her teaching career as an English teacher at Pittsburg High school in 2004. Having grown up in this community, she has a vested interest in seeing the student of Pittsburg High School achieve despite the challenges they may face. She currently teaches African American Literature and facilitates our Success Academy, a program that works with students to address socio-emotional issues which may serve as a barrier to their academic progress, while providing academic support and strategies to enhance their opportunities to excel in the classroom.


Hello Scholars,

If you are enrolled in English 2 SPRING or English 1 (Fall) with me, you will find information and links to get you connected with our class. Everyone will be using Clever.  This is the main platform we will use to help us access any and all content.

To login or create and/or account click the link Clever Account. Directions for creating an account on Clever can be found below:

All students must first log into Clever:

1)Clever Account or  (district web page also has a link)
2) Click the "Log in with Clever" button
3) User Name: Enter your student ID number
4) Password: Student ID number with pusd in front of it:  Example: pusd44444


We will be using UC Scout. in opposed to Google Classroom, and you will have to create an account for UC Scout as well.

Directions for Student Enrollment


Students, please follow these steps:  

  1. If you have a UC Scout account, log in here
  2. If you do not have a UC Scout account, create one here
  3. Hover your cursor over the "Enrollment" tab and click "Reservation Ticket" (English 1:  eijSRpvVU91c5e5b) (English 2: rL8PNQ014b1c5e5d)
  4. Copy the reservation ticket listed above, paste it in the box, and click "Look Up"
  5. Click "register" and answer the profile questions
  6. Once you register, it will take approximately one hour to access the online classroom.


I will support you as best I can. Please join our classroom remind to stay informed and up to date on what we have going on. If you need additional support, feel free to contact me via Remind, as it is the quickest way to get a reply). 


Remind codes:

English 1: Text msjaess1 to 81010

English 2: Text msjaess2 to 81010