Essence was born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL. She moved to Tampa to attend college in 2013, where she graduated from the University of Tampa with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Since graduation, Essence has worked extensively in ministry with college students across Tampa Bay, and served as an educator in the STEM field.
Essence is excited to pursue her passion in ministry, serving Tampa Bay givers on their giving journey. She looks forward to working alongside her NCF teammates while pursuing NCF’s vision to see every person reached and restored through the love of Christ.
In her spare time, you can find Essence enjoying nature, playing a musical instrument, or enjoying quality time with her pup.