Meet the Staff
Wellness Center - Palm Beach Gardens Campus
Wellness Center Coordinator
Jennifer was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in New Jersey. She attended The College of New Jersey where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Exercise Science. She was living in New York City where she was working in corporate fitness before starting her career here as Wellness Center Coordinator in April 2014. She holds the American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Physiologist certification and various fitness industry certifications such as YogaFit and CrossFit. Since joining Palm Beach State, Jennifer has obtained her Masters dregree in Higher Education Leadership from Florida Atlantic University.
Ask Jen about exercise testing and prescription to assist with your health and fitness goals!
Favorite Workout: Pumpin' Iron & Yoga
Favorite Quote: "The secret to getting ahead is getting started." - Mark Twain
Wellness Center Assistant
Andrew was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida. He graduated from Seminole Ridge High School in 2014. He was a member of the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps and a member of the National Military Honor Society of Scabbard and Blade all 4 years. After completing his Associate in Arts Degree here at Palm Beach State, he plans to purse a degree in either Occupational or Recreational Therapy at a major Florida university. Andrew worked at the Wellness Center as a Student Assistant for three years before being promoted to Wellness Center Assistant in February 2018.
Ask Andrew how to get involved in our fun fitness programs, including Panther Strong, Wall of Fame, Group Fitness & More!
Favorite Workout: 8-count push up
Favorite Quote: "Push even farther and there you will find your true strength." - Andrew Harre
Intramural Sports Assistant
Joaquin was born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL. He is currently pursuing his BAS in Supervision and Management with PBSC and will be completing the program in the Summer of 2018. He grew up playing many different sports and made several lifelong friendships because of it. He joined the team as the Intramural Sports Assistant in April of 2018 and looks forward to meeting you at the various events.
Ask Joaquin how to get involved with our intramural sports program!
Favorite Workout: Burpees
Favorite Quote: “Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God.” ― William Carey
Bryan Feliciano Nieves
Bryan was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was a member of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Jupiter High School and has graduated in 2016. He is now enrolled into Palm Beach State College to pursue a degree in Computer Science as well as Cyber Security.
Favorite Workout: Running
Favorite Quote: “Pain is weakness leaving the body” – United States Marine Corps
Valeria Feliciano Nieves
Valeria was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was a member of the Culinary Arts Academy at Jupiter High School and graduated in 2017 with a ServSafe National Restaurant Association manager certification. She is now enrolled at Palm Beach State College to obtain her AA Degree. She then plans to transfer to a major Florida University to pursue a degree in Film & Motion Picture Production as well as Law.
Favorite Quote: “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there is nobody listening, and live like its heaven on earth.“– William W. Purkey