Mr. Mota has been a teacher at Aquinas for 12 years. He has a total of 15 years of teaching experience, most of which is at the high school level. He currently teachings in the Visual & Performing Arts Department, teaching all Photography classes, Drawing & Painting, Advanced Drawing and Painting, AP Studio Art, and AP Studio Art 2D & 3D. Mr. Mota also finds time to coach the Varsity Cross Country team and Varsity Track & Field as well as JV Boys Soccer. He has a B.A. in Art from California State University, Long Beach. He recently participated in the LA84 Athletic Coaching Development workshop and is interested in black & white photography, illustration, and painting.