Officer Jessica Gray has been a Conway resident since 2007. Since graduating from the University of Central Arkansas with a double bachelor's degree in English and Philosophy she has continued exploring her love for both disciplines outside of academia by writing in her spare time. Jessica lives with her husband, five step-children, and Heathcliff, the family cat.
Officer Kirk Smith came to Conway in 2006 when he transferred from a Music Education major at the University of Arkansas at Morrilton to Psychology and Philosophy studies at the University of Central Arkansas. Originally working in the food service industry, he made the switch to security in 2015, working for Securitas Security Services at a local corporation. Kirk also worked as a part-time officer at Hendrix College from 2015 until 2018 while resuming his studies at UCA in 2016. Since leaving Hendrix in 2018, he managed the family business and worked security at another local corporation before he returning to Hendrix Public Safety in September 2021 as a full-time officer. Kirk is an avid reader who also enjoys movies and music. He gets great satisfaction from helping people and enjoys conversing with new people, so if you see Kirk around campus feel free to start up a conversation with him.