When Jessica was an infant, her parents were told by her Doctors that she would never walk or talk. Anyone that knows Jessica knows she non-stop! Jessica is the inspiration behind ScentsAbility. Started by her mom Bonnie and Daddy John. Medically Jessica has a very rare metabolic disorder and a history of seizures. Thanks to early intervention; including aqua and hippo (horseback) therapy and continued therapies and exercise– Jessica is walking and loves to dance… especially to her favorite singer, Justin Timberlake! She loves everything pink and sparkly; and is just about the most affectionate person you will ever meet. Her heart is pure, she hugs everyone she meets and tells everyone she loves them. Jessica’s smile can light up a room; just like her ABILITY candle with her picture on the label!
Even though Jessica has moderate intellectual and developmental disabilities, she is able to participate in most everything at ScentsAbility and identifies as ScentsAbility Girl! Jessica’s favorite place besides the candle shop is The Statue of Liberty – she has loved her since she was a toddler. Jessica is 36 years young and lives in Coral Springs, FL. She goes to cooking and hip-hop class, exercises at the gym, and her favorite Disney character is Olaf! Favorite Princess….Ana, Favorite movie…Grease. Her crazy talent?...she can fake-sneeze and fool everyone into saying Bless You!
Meet Our Artisans
Each of our candles is hand made with love by our talented artisans. Click below to learn more about the special individuals who make ScentsAbility products!
Jessica is the inspiration behind ScentsAbility.
Lexy is truly one of a kind….she is funny, sassy, clever, driven, deeply emotional and a true medical miracle!
Khari is a truly remarkable young man. His dynamic personality lights up a room just like his favorite ScentsAbility candle!
Jamie is just one of our coolest ScentsAbility Artisans! He is very outgoing, and does an amazing job at our events.
When you think of Kim the first thing that comes to mind is she is one of the biggest Chicago Sports Fans you will meet!
Billy is a super smart young man and despite significant hearing loss, he is extremely social and an expert lip reader!
As soon as Shaun got involved with ScentsAbility, he quickly made friends and made himself indispensable.
Representing ScentsAbility as our Spokesperson is one of Michael’s favorite jobs. His passion for the Company, the products and the mission are genuine and he speaks from the heart.
A pure heart, a true Gentleman, and a wonderful worker… Drew has so much potential.
Brian is a very smart young man, an avid reader and loves movies. He has worked at ScentsAbility a little over a year and has made so many new friends.
Julia is our newest Artisan at ScentsAbility Candles. She is enthusiastic and so excited to join the team and be part of The IDDeal Foundation.
Katie lives over 90 minutes away from ScentsAbility; but she loves coming to work; even if it is only once a week.
He is always happy to participate at events and learn new things. Scott is so capable and friendly.
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