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What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Yijee Jeong

What is your first and last name?
Yijee Jeong

How old are you?
27

What current city do you reside in?
Phoenix

How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?
22 years

Did you grow up in Arizona?
Yes

Why’d you decide to stay?
I have deep roots in Arizona – both personally and professionally. It is my hometown and I can’t imagine living anywhere else.

What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?
Arizona State University – BS in Political Science; ASU – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law – JD

Where do you currently work and what is your title?
Sherman & Howard – Attorney

What do you like to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends?
Spend time with my friends and family, especially with food involved.

What’s your go-to staycation spot and why?
I have yet to go on a staycation but would love to one day!

What’s your favorite restaurant and why?
Any Asian restaurant – because it is always a crowd-pleaser.

How do you stay “cool” in the Arizona summers?
By remaining inside the cold office with my sweater.

What do you like about our winters and why?
The ability to workout outside.

What do you love most about living in Greater Phoenix?
Witnessing and being a part of the tremendous growth of the city through amazing community and professional organizations.

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