Born and raised in sunny Southern California, Jessica Oaks was bit by the writing bug at an early age and loved telling stories. After graduating from California State University Long Beach’s journalism program, she began her professional writing career at a couple of local publications. Currently, Jessica is a freelance writer who loves to cover technology, finance, fashion, travel and more. She especially loves covering how technology can make life easier for people. Jessica is also the associate editor at www.freshlytechy.com, a fresh blog that puts a sassy twist on technology. Follow Jessica on Twitter @TechyJessy.