Jessica Herndon came to the Vereen Center in July 2014 as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer. A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Jessica is certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification and is licensed by the State of Georgia.
During her time at South Carolina, Jessica worked with the swimming & diving, baseball, and football teams. She also gained work experience with Pop Warner football leagues, Camp Woodward (PA), and the Walt Disney World Marathon. As part of the Vereen Center’s Sports Medicine program, Jessica worked with the athletic teams at Thomas County Central High School.
After earning her Master’s degree at the University of North Georgia, Jessica chose to stay on at the Vereen Center as the Health & Wellness Coach and has been working in that position since June 2016. She is engaged to Blake Huffman, and they will be married in April 2017.