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Monday, May 9, 2011

MISSING: Jennifer Kesse

MISSING: Jennifer Kesse



Friday, May 20th, is Jennifer Kesse’s 30th Birthday. Jennifer, we love you, miss you and hope to bring you home soon. Hard to believe how time flies and also reminds us, her family and friends, that time does not stop for anyone or anything. Although we feel as if it was only yesterday that Jennifer’s Abduction occurred, it has now been over 5 years and 3 months since anyone last spoke and/or saw Jennifer. In that time we have seen her friends join in marriage, give birth to beautiful children and even have lost some good friends. May 30th, on A & E’s Lifetime Channel, Jennifer’s case will be profiled on the new show “Vanished” with Beth Holloway. 

Please check your local listings for exact channel and time in your viewing area.

In celebration of Jennifer’s Birthday we will celebrate it as we have. We ask all of you to join us in doing the same. You can do so in a couple of different ways. We are strong believers in donating Blood or Platelets, so please give if you can. It does save lives. Blood donations are seriously needed at all times of the year and it is an easy way of giving back to your community and honor Jennifer as well. Secondly, we ask you to join us in supporting through financial giving to “ The Jennifer Kesse Criminal Justice Endowed Scholarship” at The University of Central Florida’s, College of Health and Public Affairs atwww.cohpa.ucf.edu/giving , once on page you will see a drop down list of scholarships, please look for Jennifer’s and help us ensure Criminal Justice Graduate students become better prepared for their chosen field upon graduation which is so badly needed. Your donations are totally tax deductible and go directly to the university’s scholarship foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit under Jennifer’s endowment scholarship. A tax receipt of your donation will be mailed to you from the university. No money will go to the Kesse family - none. The scholarship is our way of honoring Jennifer as well as helping to fulfill the need of having the best and brightest crime fighters of the future. You may contact: Katie Korkosz, Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations ,College of Health and Public Affairs ,University of Central Florida , Email:katiek@ucf.edu. with any questions you may have. Hard copy of a donation form is available further down this homepage for your immediate use and online giving is also available at the link above.

The Orlando police department now handles Jennifer’s open and active case again. Having little contact with them it is our hope they are moving forward in the investigation to find the person(s) responsible for the Heinous act of Jennifer’s Abduction. There is still a reward available for information leading to her whereabouts through Crimeline of Central Florida, 1-800-423-TIPS(8477), no one has to know who you are, just information, please make the call if you know anything about this crime.

As we have stated in the past we will continue our fight to find Jennifer as well as be proactive Victim Advocates for those who cannot do so for themselves, The Missing, Abducted, Exploited, Trafficked and Unidentified Human Beings, for they need a strong, loud voice in our nation.
We thank all of those who continue to this day on a volunteer basis to help spread the image and information about Jennifer and one day that will pay off. We also ask that you continue to pass on this website to all in your address book as well as visit her Facebook pages under Jennifer Kesse groups and causes.

To the person(s) who have taken our daughter we have this to say ”We will follow you down until the sound of our voices haunts you” and “If you strike us down we will become more powerful than you could possibly imagine”. – Starwars the movie
The Kesses

The family and friends of Jennifer Kesse wish to Honor her by establishing “The Jennifer Kesse Criminal Justice Endowed Scholarship” at University of Central Florida Foundation. The scholarship will be supported from the donations of friends and family. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide awards to UCF students enrolled in the Criminal Justice Graduate Program.

To provide a gift to this scholarship fund online, please visit:
https://giving.ucffoundation.org/SSLPage.aspx?pid=551
-Scroll down on the drop-down to “The Jennifer Kesse Criminal Justice Endowed Scholarship” click on it and fill out remaining information
- A donation hard copy link is also available for printing and mailing just below as well.

-****All checks should be made out to “UCF Foundation, Inc.” only, NOT Jennifer Kesse. The Jennifer Kesse Criminal Justice Scholarship MUST APPEAR in the MEMO line*****

Mail Donations to:
The UCF Foundation
C/O Katie Korkosz
UCF College of Health and Public Affairs
PO BOX 162200
Orlando, FL 32816-2200
-All donations are tax deductible and you will receive a receipt of your gift.

Thank You,
The Kesses

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-The Search For Jennifer Kesse –

It has been 5+ years since Jennifer’s Abduction, we understand that many visitors to this website are looking for more information about what happened to our daughter, Jennifer, from the beginning. We are very grateful to the local and national media for all the coverage that has been provided for Jennifer and to our search efforts - they have done a tremendous job. We cannot say enough about the support of residents in the Orlando/ Central Florida area and the volunteers who have come from all parts of our state and country, including tourists visiting the area who have donated their time to assist with our search efforts and continue to help us keep awareness for Jennifer high. Jennifer needs to come home and for no ones sake more than her own. The heinous crime of Abduction is something no one should ever experience.

As means of re-capping Jennifer’s abduction - Jennifer, was reported missing when she failed to show up for work at Central Florida Investments, on the morning of Tuesday January 24th, 2006 in Orlando Fl. after a long weekend in St. Croix with her boyfriend and other friends (they Flew both ways, there was no cruise as some people think). For those of us close to Jennifer, we knew something was wrong immediately. If she was going to be late for work or a meeting she would call. In fact Jennifer had good routines she and her boyfriend (who lives hours away in south Florida and Jennifer in Orlando) called each other everyday while driving to work in the morning and would speak with each other every night before going to bed, having a long distance relationship, seeing each other on weekends and Holidays. On Monday, the morning of 1/23/06, Jennifer left her boyfriends home in south Florida and drove directly to work in Ocoee Fl, not going home first but directly to her work as she usually did when she stayed the weekend in south Florida. On the night of Monday January 23rd, Jennifer left work at approx 6pm, walking out of the building, where she worked with her boss and wishing each other a good evening and will meet again in the morning. That evening, Jennifer talked to her Father, Mother, Brother and later with some friends and her boyfriend by phone as usual and that was the last anyone has seen or heard from Jennifer – Telephone call to her boyfriend at 9:57 pm 1/23/06 – Monday night.

Jennifer and her boyfriend did not talk the morning of Tuesday, January 24th. Her boyfriend called Jennifer at work and was told she had not arrived yet. When she did not show up for work, her employer immediately called us, her family, to see if we knew where Jennifer was, we tried to reach her at her condo and on her cell phone and computer but attempts were unsuccessful. Police were notified and the journey into Jennifer’s personal Hell began. Reaction was quick, within 2 hours of not being at work - her disappearance was known and being acted on by family and police. Upon reaching Jennifer’s condominium by mid afternoon, we found it normal. Everything was clan and in place. She had obviously slept in her bed, taken a shower (wet towel and shower) and had a couple outfits on the bed she was choosing to wear. Her tracks seem to cease from when she left her condo for work usually around 7:30-7:45am each work day. By 4 pm, family and friends of Jennifer had fliers made and being distributed within the immediate area of her condominium located at Mosaic at Millenia condominiums next to the Mall at Meillenia, Orlando, Fl. and awareness has not stopped since.

On Thursday 1/26/06 at high noon, police were notified that Jennifer's car was abandoned in a condominium complex 1.2 miles down the same road from where she lived in The Huntington on the Green Condominiums at the corner of Texas and Americana Ave in Orlando, Fl.. Her car was parked by a Suspect (on video) who pulled into a visitors parking space waited 32 seconds to exit her car and walked away, never looking back. Please see the video of the Suspect on this website. There is a reward of up to $5,000 for the identification and/or whereabouts of Jennifer. Tips may be called into Crimeline 1-800-423-8477 or to FBI directly @ 1-866-838-1153. There were valuables left in Jennifer’s car, so police do not feel it was for robbery or carjacking, but for Jennifer, herself. Bloodhounds tracked a scent from where her car was found back to her condo complex losing the scent on Jennifer’s condo property. Tips CONTINUE to come in for which we are thankful for.

Jennifer is a strong, fun loving, career minded, responsible young woman. If she was running late to work she would have called which is why we all became concerned immediately. At no time had Jennifer shown signs of discontent with her life, relationships or work environment, quite the opposite in fact.

Please keep Jennifer in your thoughts and visit this website for updates and pass it on often to all you know – Awareness will find Jennifer. Please think about everyone you know - if you believe someone you know or suspect someone you may know or might be involved, please call Crimeline or FBI immediately and share that information it may be nothing or it may be the missing piece of information that will help bring Jennifer home . Thank you for caring, keeping Jennifer in the forefront of your minds and please never give up on her, someone knows something.

Joyce & Drew

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1 comment:

  1. Casey Anthony has tattoo like that. Person of interest looks like Casey. Casey also had a collection of baseball hats on her wall. Could Jennifer had Disneyland connection or did Casey ever frequent Mall at Millenia?

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