Jess is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan. After graduating from Central Michigan University with a degree in Elementary Education, she came to Huehuetenango to serve as a teacher at the School of Hope. This is Jess’ third year teaching at our school. She currently teaches fourth, fifth, and sixth grade English. In addition, Jess is a support for the other English teachers and completes various projects devoted to the development of our English Teaching Program. Jess’ favorite things are the ocean, running, and peanut butter.