Jesse is the KMWP Planner. He was born and raised in Colorado Springs, CO and moved to Kauaiʻi in 2006. Currently, he resides in Makiki and graduated from UH Mānoa double majoring in Anthropology and Zoology. He then got his Masters in Botany with a specialization in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology. Jesse loves to hike, travel and dabble in photography. His favorite native plant is ‘Ohe Mauka (Polyscias oahuensis).