"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."

-Helen Keller

Jackie Perez
Director of Communications

Before coming to So What Else, Jackie worked for two years at a residential program for troubled teens, serving as an instructor for an all-girls home teaching life skills and mentoring. Previous to this, Jackie traveled for 6 months speaking on anti-bullying throughout the Midwest.

With So What Else, Jackie serves as the Communications Director and assists with Operations. Jackie hopes to one day open up a coffee shop where youth can share their talents through the arts and inspire others through their art.

Jackie graduated from Nyack College with a BS in Pastoral Ministry.