Employee Spotlight: Jazz Peavy, Residential Care Specialist

Authored By: Scott Maday, Youth Liaison

Please join me in saying CONGRATULATIONS to JAZZ PEAVY for being selected as our November 2019 Employee Spotlight WINNER!!  During the month of November, Jazz was recognized by his peers and Norris leaders for being a positive role model, for always wanting the best for the youth and being a strong support during groups and helping to get the youth to be more open.  Way to go Jazz!!  Thank you for all of your hard work!!

How long have you worked at Norris and in what positions? 

I have been working here for sixteen months. I started as an RCS and this is the only position I have held since arriving to Norris.

What is your favorite Norris memory? 

Taking youth to their first NBA game.

What is your favorite song of all time? 

Fireman by Lil Wayne

What was the last gift that you gave to someone? 

I gave my brother a Anthony Davis jersey.

What were you like in high school? 

I was quiet and kept to myself.

If you received enough money to never need to work again, what would you spend your time doing? 

Everything that brings me joy.

What is your favorite food to prepare (or eat)? 


When was the last time you traveled somewhere new? 

April of 2019 to Marco Island

How do you spend your free time? 

I spend my time by relaxing, reflecting, preparing, and watching movies.

What is your most useless talent? 

I do not have any useless talents.

Who would play you in the Lifetime original movie of your teen years? 

Will Smith

What is the best advice that you have been given from staff when you started working here? 

“Don’t let the kids ruin your mood.”

What would be your best advice for new staff at Norris? 

Find your niche!

What are you most proud of personally and professionally? 

I am most proud of my growth and abilities.

Stay tuned for another installment of the Norris Employee Spotlight coming soon! If you would like to join Jazz and our other amazing employees at Norris, check out our “Join Our Team” page for current openings!