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Jereka Thomas-Hockaday Bio, Age, Partner, Queer Eye

Meet Jereka Thomas-Hockaday, one of the heroes of Netflix’s show ‘Queer Eye’ 2021. The show is set to premiere on New Year’s Eve 2022. Learn more about her age, her partner, and her job.

Tag along with this Jereka Thomas-Hockaday Bio to learn more about her and the TV show.

Jereka Thomas-Hockaday On Queer Eye

Meet Jereka Thomas-Hockaday in Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’. The show is back and fans are excited about the return of the show for season 6. Along with the show, our Fab 5 Antoni Porowski, food and wine expert; Tan France, fashion expert; Karamo Brown, culture expert; Bobby Berk, design expert; and Jonathan Van Ness, grooming expert returned to change the lives of the participants on the show. But this time the show is based on the lone star state of Texas.

The first season of the show was released on 7 February 2018. The show is known for its strong representation amongst the LGBT community and communities that include people of color.

Along with Jereka, the other nine heroes joining the show are; Terri, Angel, Josh, Navarro high prom, Todd, Jamie, Chris, Sarah, and Reggie.

Jereka announced her participation with an IG post. There she wrote, “Now that the cat is out of the bag….are you just as surprised as me? Catch Dr. Thomas-Hockaday and the CTAHI Team on Queer Eye on Netflix December 31st!”

How Old Is Jereka Thomas-Hockaday?

As of late-2021, Jereka Thomas-Hockaday was 40 years old.

Jereka Thomas-Hockaday Partner

Jereka Thomas-Hockaday is currently married to her husband Ben Hockaday. They have been together at least since 2009. Ben introduced Jereka on his Facebook in early February 2021. One of Ben’s friend’s commented, “Can’t wait to meet her. Congrats!!!!! She’s a lucky girl.”

This suggested that Ben and Jereka recently started dating each other.

Jereka and her partner Ben have been married at least since 2016. The married couple welcomed their son Carter Hockaday on 12 March 2018. He was weighed 7 lbs 2.2 oz and 20 inches in length.

Ben, who hailed from Bay Area and lived in San Francisco and Oakland, mentions his wife in his tweets.

He once tweeted, “My wife is a methodist, and her family goes to AME churches, and she told me that her mother didn’t let her celebrate Halloween because it was demonic. I had my MIL in the house with me this week and she wanted us to change the channel whenever Halloween stuff came on SMH”. (

Ben’s Twitter account reads, “Husband to a brilliant woman, accountant, Deaf, nerd, Dallas Cowboys fan, dad…all of the above!” He is available on Facebook (@bendosia) as well as Twitter (@bendosia).

Jereka celebrated her husband turning 39 years old on 14 June 2021. She wrote, “Happy 39th Birthday to my husband Ben Hockaday! Enjoying a childless summer day together in downtown Austin!”

Jereka Thomas-Hockaday Job

Jereka Thomas-Hockaday started her career as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant at St James House of Baytown from 1999-2002. From 2002-2004, she worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant at Staff Search Inc. Moreover, she also joined Jackson Hewitt Tax Service as a Certified Tax Preparer.

Furthermore, Jereka also worked as an Administrative Assistant for the U.S. Department of Commerce for one and a half years. Moreover, she also worked as Texas Works Advisor I in the Texas Dept of Health and Human Service Commission for five months. Furthermore, she served as Surgical Technology Student at GYN, Plastics, ENT.

Moreover, Jereka worked as a surgical technologist at University Medical Center at Brackenridge, Certified Surgical Technologist/OB Technologist at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center for five months. From 2010-2011, she worked for Hyde Park Surgery Center, Select Pain Procedures Centers, and Austin Surgical Hospital as Certified Surgical Technologist.

Moreover, Jereka also worked for Brown Mackie College-San Antonio as lead instructor. She worked for Education Management Corporation as a clinical site coordinator. From 2013-2015, Jereka also worked for Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting, Texas PRN, and Resolute Health.

As of 2021, Jereka has been working for River City Assisting, LLC as Managing Director and Central Texas Allied Health Institute as Co-founder/Chief Health Institute. Moreover, she is also a dean of specialty programs at Central Texas Allied Health Institute.

Is Jereka Thomas-Hockaday On Instagram, Facebook?

Jereka Thomas-Hockaday is on Instagram and Facebook. Her IG handle is (@jerekathomashockaday) and Facebook is (@jereka.thomashockaday).

Related FAQs

  • When Is Jereka Thomas-Hockaday Birthday?

Jereka Thomas-Hockaday hasn’t revealed her birthday.

  • How Tall Is Jereka Thomas-Hockaday?

Jereka stands tall to the height of 5 feet 8 inches.

  • Where Is Jereka Thomas-Hockaday From?

Jereka hailed from Houston, Texas. She currently lives in Manchaca, Texas, United States. According to her IG post, she has an Ethiopian heritage.

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