Phone: 850-414-5500 ext. 4216


Degrees and Certifications:

Master's in Business Administration (Finance) - Florida State University Bachelor's of Science (Business Management & Human Resources Management) - Florida State University Mathematics 6-12 Physical Education K-12 Business Education 6-12

Mr. Pinkston

Hello everyone.

My name is Joseif Pinkston. I am a math teacher at Rickards High School. I have experience teaching a variety of subjects including: Algebra, Geometry, Math For College Readiness, AP Statistics, Precalculus, Liberal Arts Math and Personal Financial Literacy. I've taught at Lincoln High School, Gadsden County High School, and Stars Middle School. I began my career as a Global Equity Investment Analyst and Portfolio Manager at the State Board of Administration (SBA) where I helping to manage the Florida Retirement System (FRS); one of the largest pension funds in the United States. I later became a registered investment advisor (RIA) and started a boutique firm called, Truth Investments.

In addition to teaching mathematics at Rickards, I coach athletics. I aim to have a positive influence on the world by helping to develop young individuals.

Courses Taught At Rickards
Alegbra 2, Geometry Honors, Precalculus Honors, and Personal Financial Literacy Honors
Office Hours 2 - 2:45PM

Link to Virtual Open House September 20, 2021