Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science: Animal Science NC State University
Mr. Jonathan Riggs- Agriscience
Mr. Jonathan Riggs is a native of the Winterville area in Pitt County and grew up on a small farm that has been owned and operated by his family continuously since the 1890s. Mr. Riggs has been raising livestock for over 10 years and currently raises goats, chickens, and rabbits on the family farm. Prior to coming to NERSBA, Mr. Riggs graduated from North Carolina State University in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. While at NC State, Riggs worked for 3 years at the Small Ruminant Educational Unit, eventually as Student Manager, and was very involved in Student Government as a representative for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences- working to give a strong voice to agriculture students and to keep student tuition, fees, and expenses as low as possible. Mr. Riggs worked briefly for the swine industry in management at a sow farm before turning to agricultural education and coming to NERSBA. Mr. Riggs teaches various agriculture courses and is one of the FFA Advisors. Mr. Riggs may be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.