Jessica has been employed at the Camellia WEM since 2000, and has been the Director of the Weekday Education Ministry since 2011. She began her educational journey here in Camellia's own Weekday program at the age of 3. She graduated from New Life Christian Academy in 2003 and continued her education at Auburn University of Montgomery, graduating from there in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in Childhood Education. Jessica is happily married to her husband, Nate. Together they have two rambunctious boys, Josiah and Gabriel. Jessica loves sports and outdoor activities. Among her favorites are softball, camping with her family, and cheering heartily for the Auburn Tigers. Jessica and her family are members here at Camellia, where she is actively involved the Discover Life program, the media team, as well as other ministries. God challenges Jessica on a daily basis to fulfill His calling on her life as a leader in Camellia's Weekday Program. She truly cherishes the opportunity to plant the seeds of God's love into the hearts and minds of the children and views each child as an opportunity to fulfill the Great Commission.
Jessica has been employed at Camellia since July 2005. During that time, she has served as a teacher in our Toddler and Infant Classrooms. She was promoted to the Assistant Director's position in August of 2017. She is married to Waylon and they have two outgoing boys, Travis and Shawn. Her caring and loving personality bring peace to the center and smiles to people's faces. Jessica and her family are members at Camellia where she is actively involved in the Music Ministry and the Wednesday Night Supper Crew, among other ministries. Jessica loves spending time with family, outdoor activities, and watching movies! She has a heart for ministry and truly shares our mission.