Foster Care Recruiter – Southwest Louisiana

Jessica Okafor, (337) 347-9729

Jessica Okafor is a Lafayette native, who takes great pride in her Nigerian heritage, which stems from her father. Her scholastic background contains a Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Minor Concentration in Psychology. Jessica is currently continuing her education and pursing a Master’s in Forensic Psychology.

Immediately after college, Jessica obtained a job advocating for elderly and persons with intellectual and physical disabilities. She then became Administrator for a Home Based Community Service provider, who provided in-home respite for the same population. As an Administrator for nine years, she supervised a crew of fifty to sixty workers and worked with people with many backgrounds and issues.

Jessica has a strong desire to assist people and is enthusiastic about her work with Methodist Foster Care. Methodist Foster Care lets Jessica display her devotion for helping people, being innovative, and being creative.

Jessica adores hanging out with her family. Her family is relatively large, faith-based, and close-knit. Jessica gives acknowledgement to God and her family for giving her the strength and endurance during those trying times.

As a Foster Care Recruiter, Jessica is enjoying an amazing journey with Methodist Foster Care.