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Jesselyn Jimenez
Youth Wellness Case Manager

Health and Wellness

Jesselyn began working at NSC in 2021 as a Ready 4 Life intern with the Youth Wellness team. One year later in 2022, she joined Youth Wellness as a full-time case manager. She has past experience in the mental health field working as a mobile crisis worker in Montgomery County. Jesselyn earned her Bachelors' degree in Criminal Justice from Temple University. Jesselyn is passionate about immigrant's right to work, live, and succeed in their communities.

Jesselyn's role focuses on Ready 4 Life, Wellness Workshops, ESL classes for Spanish speakers, and NSC’s Youth Running team in collaboration with Students Run Philly Style. Jesselyn was born and raised in Long Island, New York until moving to Hazleton, PA in 2006. She is a second generation immigrant by way of her parents who immigrated to the United States from Dominican Republic in their early 20s. She keeps her family, who have fled their homelands in pursuit of a better and safer life, in mind while she continues to grow at NSC.