Alliance Spotlight: Jess Tarrant
Technical Sales, J. P. Consultants
Who’s your favorite Oklahoman? T. Boone Pickens.
If you could eat one food the rest of your life, what would it be? Mexican food.
Mountains or beach? Beach.
Have you met anyone famous? I got to meet Chuck Norris at an event. He showed me how to do a wheelie on a unicycle.
What’s your favorite drink? Energy drinks. Any and all of ‘em.
Favorite college team? Texas A&M Aggies.
In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job? Contrary to popular belief, golfing is not my day job. I am either meeting in offices or in the field doing sales and environmental evaluations for remediation work.
Favorite band in junior high? Blink 182.
Name of your pet? N/A.
What was your first job? Hauling hay every summer from age 12 on.
What was your first car? ’98 silver Dodge dually.
If you could have dinner with one person, alive or dead, who would it be? I think it would be awesome to sit down to dinner with Neil deGrasse Tyson. This guy’s mind is absolutely amazing. I would nerd out and ask so many questions..
What was your favorite TV show as a child? Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
What’s the number one item you would save from your burning house? My Grandfather’s clock without a doubt.
What is your favorite thing about working in the oil and gas industry? I absolutely love the pace of work that we chaotically deal with on a daily basis. I don’t think many people outside the industry understand that we operate 24/7/365.
What is your favorite holiday? 4th of July hands down. It’s hard not to love warm weather, water, fireworks and grilling with friends and family.
What is the best gift you have ever received? My parents gave me my first truck. That truck allowed me to rodeo all over Texas, get to school and work on time. It was my first freedom I had as a kid.
What is the first thing you would do if you won the lottery? I would immediately pay off mine and my family’s bills.
Last movie you saw at the theater? I can’t remember the last time I was in a movie theater.
What’s your favorite app? It’s a close tie between Instagram and Google maps.