JOPLIN, Mo. – The city of Joplin is facing a Cross Walk Guard shortage for schools.

The school year for Joplin School District starts in just six days on Aug 22nd.


Jaylon hails from Oswego, IL by way of Minneapolis, MN. He came to the 4-states to attend Missouri Southern State University in Joplin where he was an athlete and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and Mass Communications. Jaylon joined the KOAM team in 2021 and worked his way up, becoming a Multi-Media Journalist and fill-in Anchor. In his free time, he enjoys fitness, shows, movies, and discussing sports.