JESSICA HENLON, M.A.
Jessica’s professional experience encompasses a vibrant blend of event production, community engagement, and educational leadership, exemplifying her exceptional organizational, communication, and branding skills. With a master’s degree in counseling and her ongoing pursuit of a Ph.D. in educational psychology, Jessica’s commitment to education reflects her profound passion for learning and her desire to impact society positively.
As a co-founder and board member of Orlando International Fashion Week (OIFW/OFW), she has played a vital role in promoting the growth of tourism and education in central Florida. Also, her visionary co-leadership has helped shape the trajectory of Fierce Entertainment Management, LLC, renowned for orchestrating remarkable large-scale productions. Notably, Fierce Entertainment has received recognition from esteemed figures like Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, who proclaimed a day in September as Fierce Entertainment Day, acknowledging their outstanding contributions to Orlando’s arts and entertainment scene, and Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings for participation in FusionFest. Jessica’s entrepreneurial achievements and expertise in production exemplify her talent for curating captivating experiences.
Furthermore, Jessica’s remarkable 22-year tenure at Full Sail University is characterized by her transformative leadership and groundbreaking initiatives. As the founder of the university’s Student Development Department, she has fostered student connectivity and engagement. Her unwavering commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion further exemplifies her role as the university President’s Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Committee Chair. Jessica’s dedication and visionary leadership solidify her as an inspiring catalyst for positive change.