About JH Interpreting
Owner / Interpreter
Jessica Harris is from New Orleans, La. She attended high school near Boulder Colorado and now enjoys living in Florida. Jessica Harris has been involved with the Deaf and Interpreting community since 1996. The first Deaf person she met was actually the instructor for her first sign language class. She received her Associates Degree in Sign Language Interpretation from Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL and received their “Outstanding Internship in Interpreter Training” Award. Soon after she received her QA3 from the Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.
Jessica Harris continued her education and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sign Language Interpretation from the University of South Florida. She is the former PAH!FRID (Pasco and Hernando Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf) President. During this time she also enjoyed working for five years as a Program Director for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc. In 2004 she branched off to run her own Interpreting Agency and is now on the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc. She has the incredible support of her office staff and interpreters to continue to meet the needs of the community.
She is also an extremely proud mother of her son and boy/girl twins. She looks forward to continuing to be actively involved in the Deaf/Interpreting community and to provide superior service to our community.
More About Jessica Harris Interpreting Services
Jessica Harris Interpreting Services, Inc. is a locally owned Florida Small Business. Due to our low overhead and management ability we have been able to provide industry reasonable rates with superior service since 2004. JHIS, Inc. is a State of Florida Certified Woman-Owned Business, a member of MyFloridaMarketPlace, the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, and the Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.