Hi, I’m Jessica! If I made up a story about my life, I really couldn’t make it weirder than the truth. I’m a native Texan, but I went to grad school in Miami. I have a PhD in Biology and used to be an Academic researcher. I did the whole shebang; I’m a published author and even wrote a couple of chapters in an obscure textbook. During my studies, I rode an airboat to work, I stepped on an alligator in the Florida Everglades, & got stung in the eye by a Caribbean wasp in Trinidad. I’ve been to almost every body of water in South Florida, but I’ve never once seen a manatee in the wild…and I’m still upset about it. Once I finished my stint in Academia, I taught myself interior design and how to renovate homes by demoing my own ugly kitchen. Now, I have an entire business doing it! I love creating spaces for people to enjoy, so designing and hosting short term rentals was the natural next step for me. I can't wait to host you!