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We asked you to share adorable pics of your children for a chance to be New Jersey Family’s Cover Kid. Choosing a winner was tough—but we’re thrilled to announce our judge’s top pick, 6-year-old Jessica from Basking Ridge. Read on to learn more about her and see behind-the-scenes pics from our cover shoot.

Get to Know Jessica

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Hometown: Basking Ridge
Age: 6
Grade: Kindergarten
Siblings: Two younger sisters, Joy and Ella
Hobbies: Art, ice skating and gymnastics
Favorite TV show/movie: Pinkalicious
Favorite book: My Magical Friends: Unicorn Rescue by Amy Edgar and Jomike Tejido
Favorite place to visit in NJ: KidStreet playground in Bridgewater

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Favorite food: Lamb and duck
Least favorite food: Mushrooms
When I grow up, I want to be: An art teacher
What I like to do for fun: Playtime
Favorite subject: Art
Best vacation ever: Bahamas cruise from Cape Liberty, NJ
Something I’ve always wanted to try: Making slime
Favorite season and why: Fall is my favorite season because my birthday is in October and we get to trick or treat.

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