Jessica Finkbiner was one of the first employees to start the Give Something Back program in California in 2017. Today, she is the Manager of Admissions and Academic Services. Jessica graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University of Fullerton and obtained her Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Educational Counseling as well as her Pupil Personnel Credential from Azusa Pacific University. She started off her career as a school counselor at a Junior High School and then worked as a Resource Family Agency Social Worker for 10 years.
Jessica has a passion for helping foster youth and homeless youth academically and emotionally. Jessica has started a resource and advocacy social media platform called Agape Me where foster youth and anyone working with foster youth can find local resources. This platform also provides information for those who are considering becoming a foster parent, mentor, or looking to donate to make a positive change in foster youths’ lives. When Jessica is not working, she is spending time with her husband and 3 kids, working out, relaxing at the lake, or renovating a new space in her home.