Jess
Underwood

Director, Platoon Leader Experience

St. Louis, MO

Most rewarding thing about working here.

Seeing our leaders on the ground thrive and connect with community partners to dream big.

Job prior to The Mission Continues

Volunteer and Special Events Manager for a place-based community development organization.

If you dined w/anyone, who would it be?

Queer Elders

Which is your favorite movie(s)?

A League of Their Own

Which is a song(s) that describes you?

Central Time by Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three

Which book is on your nightstand?

There are three, Sing, Unburied, Sing; The Song of Achilles; and Little Fires Everywhere.

What is one item on your bucket list?

Hike Te Aurora, 1,900 miles along the length of New Zealand