Jessie’s has been working in the field of planning for over four years. His experience consists of real estate acquisition and development, transportation planning, county planning, and city planning.
Jessie enjoys working with communities regarding project proposals, community based plans, and downtown development. He is passionate about community engagement and educating people about the planning process. His project experience consists of grant writing, entitlement pursuit, design review, infill development, policy drafting, and multi-agency collaboration. Although he enjoys all aspects of planning, Jessie’s specific planning interests consist of Transit Oriented Development, Public Spaces, Coastal Planning, and Sustainable Development.
Jessie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from San Jose State University.
His hobbies include surfing, hiking, photography, traveling, and specialty coffee.