How do I access static files using Jinja in Django

I am using Jinja templating within Django and I am having trouble getting static files to load. I have tried setting up the back end per this documentation (I've included the code below): https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.11/topics/templates/#django.template.backends.jinja2.Jinja2

However, I am getting an "Encountered unknown tag 'static'" if I include a {% load static 'path' %} tag. If I include a {% load static %} tag, I get "Encountered unknown tag 'load'." error.

I have setup a "jinja2.py" file in the main folder with the following code:

from django.contrib.staticfiles.storage import staticfiles_storage
from django.urls import reverse

from jinja2 import Environment


def environment(**options):
    env = Environment(**options)
    env.globals.update({
        'static': staticfiles_storage.url,
        'url': reverse,
    })
    return env

settings.py has the following code:

TEMPLATES = [
    {
        "BACKEND": "django_jinja.backend.Jinja2",
        "DIRS": [],
        "APP_DIRS": True,
        "OPTIONS": {
            "environment": 'valuation.jinja2.environment',
        }
    },
    {
        'BACKEND': 'django.template.backends.django.DjangoTemplates',
        'DIRS': [os.path.join(BASE_DIR, 'templates')],
        'APP_DIRS': True,
        'OPTIONS': {
            'context_processors': [
                'django.template.context_processors.debug',
                'django.template.context_processors.request',
                'django.contrib.auth.context_processors.auth',
                'django.contrib.messages.context_processors.messages',
            ],
        },
    },
]

Any guidance is very much appreciated.

See above code for what I tried.

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