Jillian Stutes was born and raised in Lafayette and is a student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is majoring in Hospitality Management with a focus on event planning and will graduate December 2023. Jillian is a passionate and dedicated individual with a deep enthusiasm for the art of event planning. With a creative eye and a passion for bringing people together, she hopes to create meaningful events and experiences that help to unite our community. Jillian is eager to start this journey of creating and designing events that cherish and honor the precious lives we have lost.