Jesse W. Adams II, LSW, LCADC Credentialed Intern

Jesse Adams is a Case Manager at SOBA College Recovery.

Before working at SOBA College Recovery, Jesse was at Journey to Wellness in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He is a proponent of Motivational Interviewing and an avid reader of Jane Addams and Mary Richmond, pioneers in the field of social work.

In 2016, led by his lifelong interest in politics and social justice, Jesse graduated from Eagleton’s Undergraduate Associate Class at Rutgers’s Eagleton Institute of Politics, one of only 25 students of which he was the only Social Work major.

Prior to becoming a licensed social worker, Jesse had performed over 350 times in the European production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express at New York City’s legendary rock club, CBGB’s with his punk band “sir”. He also produced the independent feature film Another Gay Movie. Jesse is fluent in German and likes to travel, having already visited 28 countries.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers School of Social Work, Summa Cum Laude, achieved the Dean’s Recognition Award for Excellence in Baccalaureate Social Work

Master’s Degree in Social Work and Addiction Counselor Training (ACT), 2017