Our mission is to empower students, serve families, and inspire greatness. We know that applying to college can be overwhelming, which is why we strive to make this process enjoyable for families. We navigate the complex, multi-year process by working one-on-one with students as early as their freshman year of high school. But it’s not just about getting into college. At the core of everything we do is a passion for helping young people find their future.
Class 101 Grand Prairie is a team of college planning experts who love helping students on the path to higher education. We all became a part of the Class 101 family because we want to make a difference in a young person’s life. Our various backgrounds aid us in doing this. Get to know each member of our team.
Franchise Owner / College PlannerTonji enjoys guiding and mentoring students as they pursue their dreams through higher education. Every day she gets a opportunity to help students accomplish more than they thought they could by maximizing their future potential. Before starting Class 101 Grand Prairie, Tonji worked for over 18 years in Learning & Development as a Learning Specialist and Instructional Designer for various financial services and healthcare companies, such as Fidelity Investments and Aetna. She earned her MBA from Amberton University with concentrations in Strategic Leadership and Adult Education. Tonji is a avid sports fan, and some of her favorite teams are the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Longhorns. She enjoys traveling, watching movies, attending concerts and sporting events, and exploring local restaurants with her husband, Kim.