Jessica is from Winston-Salem, but has lived in Raleigh for six years. She grew up with a dog and currently has a Miniature Schnauzer named Cooper. Jessica loves to bake cookies, hang out at breweries, and listen to podcasts. Jessica has a full-time job during the week, but helps with the animals of aMANda’S BEST FRIEND part-time and also does our bookkeeping. Her dream job would be to flip houses. Jessica views family as the people who care about your happiness, your health, and your wellbeing, while also loving your flaws. She thinks the meaning of happiness is the feeling of not wanting to be anywhere else or have anything else. The three words Jessica’s friends would use to best describe her are reliable, funny, and patient. In 2015, she went on amazing adventure of backpacking through five countries in Europe.