Jess is a North Carolina native now residing in Florida. 10 years ago Jess received her first passport stamp with Travel For Teens as a high school camper, thus sparking a love for travel! She has since earned a degree in Business and Spanish from UNCW, studied abroad in Spain, and traveled throughout Europe and Latin America. She spent a year teaching English in Thailand and traveling throughout Asia before teaching yoga and working in Sales and Marketing at a resort on a Thai island. Eventually she made her way back to her Travel For Teens family where she works full-time throughout the year speaking to families about TFT programs and shares her passion for youth travel by directing TFT trips around the world in the summers.