Essence was born in The Bronx, New York. When she was two years old, she and her mom moved to the Hampton Roads, VA area. Growing up she enjoyed dancing, which she started at the age of three, and playing softball.
She is a 2015 graduate of Churchland High School. While attending Churchland, she had the opportunity to be part of the school’s Magnet Dance Program. She also joined the school’s dance team her Sophomore year and was selected the team’s Captain for her Junior and Senior years. In addition, she was also a member of the school’s competition dance team representing Churchland High School in numerous competitions around the area.
Following graduation, Essence worked two jobs concurrently for three years. During this time, she gained valuable experience in customer service and developed a great sense of attentiveness while simultaneously honing her time management skills.
Essence joined Avoler Group at the beginning of 2018. Working in the Accounting Department, she quickly proved herself to be a valuable asset to the company. During her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her family, dancing, and spending time outdoors. In the near future, she hopes to attend college and learn to play the piano and acoustic guitar.