Jera Pipkin from Republic, Missouri is the daughter of Jim and Joann Pipkin. Raising Angus cattle is in her blood. Jera is a fifth generation Angus breeder, where her family has owned Angus cattle since 1933. She has been actively involved in the National Junior Angus Association and Missouri Junior Angus Association since 2007. Jera is currently a senior at Oklahoma State University, where she is pursuing double majors in Agricultural Communications and Animal Science, as well as a minor in Agricultural Business. She is set to graduate in December 2018 and plans to attend graduate school at Oklahoma State University, as well. Outside of school and raising Angus cattle, she enjoys graphic design, photography, and watching Cowboy football. Eventually, she plans to return to the family farm and open her own agricultural marketing firm with her mother, Joann.