Mercedes Trent, Program Assistant


Mercedes Trent joined JCIE/USA in 2018. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2014 with a BA in religious studies and a minor in Asian studies. Ms. Trent studied abroad at Kansai Gaidai University in 2014 and was awarded a Huayu Enrichment Scholarship to study Mandarin at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei following her graduation. She previously worked as an English teacher as part of the JET Program in Kanazawa, Japan. Following her time on the JET Program, she worked as a freelance translator in Osaka. She grew up in Winchester, Kentucky.