Jesse Hugg is a Native New Mexican and proud of it. He was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has lived in New Mexico his entire life and was raised by a single mother who worked hard to raise him and his oldest sister. He met his wife Katie, in the 2nd grade and has loved her ever since. They have been married eleven years and have three amazing children. Before working for Heading Home Jesse held a variety of jobs, from fast food establishments to several car dealerships managing the detail and lot crews. He also worked for a custodial company managing a custodial team, cleaning facilities in Albuquerque.
Jesse joined the Heading Home team in 2015 and has since served the organization in various capacities. In 2017, he became the facility manager and quickly began his goal of making the Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC) the best run shelter in the state of New Mexico. In 2019, Jesse became Heading Home’s Facilities Director and now works alongside the AOC Program Director overseeing the AOC campus and operations. Jesse takes great pride in his current position. His focus in life is raising his children and being a good father and husband while working hard every day. Jesse’s also very passionate about his dogs and the Dallas Cowboys.