Jessica is originally from Iowa, but has called Georgia home for many years. She has a
bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan Women’s College, where she studied English literature and studio art. After graduating, she combined her interests in Asian art and culture by moving to Japan where she taught English for two years with the JET program and traveled in Southeast Asia. She joined Brenau University’s tutoring program in 2018, and the ON Language program at Brenau in 2019, where she served first as a Program Support Specialist and later as Student Services Coordinator. She became part of Brenau’s English Language Institute in 2023 as the operations manager. She is passionate about working with students from other cultures and backgrounds and believes we all have something to learn from each other.