Essence was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina. She attended East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice in 2017.
During her college years, Essence served as an office assistant in the Health Education Department of East Carolina University. Upon graduation, Essence served as an Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper, where she developed a passion for administrative and accounting processes. She joined our team here at Brownlee, Whitlow & Praet, PLLC in 2020 as an Accounting Assistant and is currently responsible for providing billing and account support.
In her spare time, Essence enjoys creating memories with her fiancé and three children, as well as traveling.