Age: 24

Hometown: Mattapoisett, Massachusetts

Platform Issue: Choose a Cause, Make a Difference

Talent: Vocal

College Major: Nursing

Scholastic Ambition: To obtain a doctor of nursing practice degree.

Secret Wish or Dream: To sing and dance on Broadway.

My Family Fact: I have a huge family. We camp, ski, travel, have pool parties and cookouts, and sing together because every member of my family sings! We always have a blast.

Bio: Jillian is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a BS in Nursing, now working as a telemetry nurse. She volunteers over 750 hours annually, organizing blood drives, food drives, and charitable fundraisers. She co-directs a community-service singing troupe of thirty kids who dedicate over 200 hours performing each year. Jillian created the “Miss Inspirational” program, providing girls and young women with special needs an opportunity to publicly share their talents and abilities. She has raised over $25,000 for CMN Hospitals! Jillian’s goal is to spread the spirit of volunteerism through her platform, “Choose a Cause, Make a Difference.”