Annalisa or “Coco” Jones is a native to San Diego, California, and has made her way to Washington for a semester to study journalism. As a junior at Point Loma Nazarene University, she is working towards a B.A. in journalism with a minor in Environmental Studies. She has also been a sports writer and last semester, the sports editor for her school paper. Back home, she surfs daily, rock climbs, hikes, fishes, and trail runs. Besides striving to be the female version of Bear Grylls, she loves discover new local artists, whether it is in D.C. or back home and beefing up her photo portfolio by snapping pictures. She is a huge sports fan, with college basketball, MLB, and NFL topping her ESPN usage. While in DC she spends her time running outside, visiting museums, enjoying fine dining and experiencing city life at its finest.