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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Jamie Bennett

Tell us a little about yourself:

I’m a senior at ASU studying Digital Audiences with a minor in Project Management. I have three dogs, I love to cook and try new places to eat.

What city or town do you live in?


How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?

Six years

Were you born in Arizona?

No, I was actually born in the Philippines.

Where are you originally from and what brought you to Arizona?

I’m originally from Waynesville, Missouri. My brother was stationed at Luke Air Force Base and asked us to go with him. I chose to go with family to pursue higher education at ASU and chase better opportunities.

Where do you currently work and what is your job title?

I am currently a Digital Marketing Intern at Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

What’s your favorite thing to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends?

My favorite thing to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends is try new restaurants. You won’t go hungry when there’s so many places to grab a bite to eat!

What’s your favorite local restaurant?

It would have to be between 5th Street Burgers and Fries in Tempe or Lalo’s Naked Tacos in Buckeye.

Please include anything else you would like to add.

I started watching sports within the past year and have become quite the Suns fan. It’s on my bucket list to attend a game in person.


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