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Name: Jess Trend

Nickname: Trendy

Position: Wing/Defence

Recruited from: Essendon VFL

Most underrated AFLW player: Too many to choose from

Best advice you’ve received: Allow yourself to be proud of yourself and all the progress you’ve made. Especially the progress that no one else has seen.

Greatest footy moment: Coming back from my ACL knee injury this year and playing a full season with Essendon, made all the tough and challenging times worth it.

Favourite AFLW player: The 2019 North Melbourne AFLW players

Team barracked for as a kid: Hawthorn

Most inspiring movie: The Blind Side

Best concert attended: Green Day with my Dad

Three apps you can’t live without: Instagram, podcasts and Headspace

Instagram or Twitter: @jessstrend

Favourite café: Three monkeys

And what do you order: Smashed avo

Hidden talent: I love to sing

Guilty pleasure: Dark chocolate

Your passions or interests outside footy: I love to sing and head down to Ocean Grove to relax with family and friends

Life motto: Just be yourself

Your best traits are: Bubbly, enthusiastic and supportive

Do you have any pets: A cat named Clarence, probably the best cat you’ll ever meet

Favourite holiday spot: Byron Bay