Jerica Burgess is an Academic Advisor in the School of Education at the University of Kansas. Jerica advises undergraduate students admitted to the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences. She was a former Graduate Assistant in the Office of First-Year Experience, and graduated with her Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from KU. Prior to becoming a Jayhawk, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English and Communication Studies with a minor in Leadership from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In her free time, she enjoys doing yoga, reading, and cheering on the Jayhawks at all sporting events.