People who grew up/were born in NJ: Buzz Aldrin, Zach Braff, Bon Jovi, Queen Latifah, Jerry Lewis, Laura Prepon, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen, John Travolta, Anne Hathaway, Tom Cruise, Brook Shields, Bruce Willis, My Chemical Romance, Danny Devito, etc etc.
New Jersey is ranked in the top 10 smartest states in the United States.
New Jersey has awesome attractions, like Six Flags: Great Adventure and Giants Stadium.
Hunterdon County, Morris County, and Somerset County are ranked in the top 10 richest counties in the nation. Bergen County is also one of the richest counties in the state.
New Jersey is the home of Princeton, an ivy league college.
Over half of New Jersey’s population has college education, and 12.7% of the population has an advanced degree.
New Jersey has many forested areas, such Bear Mountain and the Pine Barrens.
New Jersey is the home of some of the best beaches on the east coast.
New Jersey has many odd, creepy, and interesting places to visit. Many of which are featured in Weird New Jersey.
According to Neighborhoodscout.com, Fort Lee, Bergenfield, Fair Lawn, Garfield, and Westfield are in the top 100 safest cities to live in the United States.
According to http://education.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-high-schools/rankings/gold-medal-list, High Technology High School(Lincroft), The Bergen Academies(Hackensack), Dr. Ronald McNair Academic High School(Jersey City), Academy of Allied Health and Science(Neptune), and Princeton High School(Princeton), were ranked among the top 100 best high schools in the United States.
See? Jersey isn’t much of a shit hole, is it?