Style Expert Uses Bean-Counting Skills to Win $25K

A fashion expert is the last person you'd expect to be a bean counter, but 26-year-old Jessica Silverman won $25,000 doing just that.

Did we mention these weren't just any old beans?

Silverman correctly guessed that 7,954 bright orange jelly beans nearly filled a two-foot tall tube, as part of a contest sponsored by a local insurance company.

This isn't the first time Silverman has won a contest like this. She said she won a stuffed animal in kindergarten for the same type of guess.

"I'm a little shocked, but very happy," Silverman said. "This is going to the 'Buy Jessica A New Apartment Fund.' And a pair of shoes."

Silverman added that she'll probably spring for a pizza for her co-workers.

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