Did you mean me or @MarkHunte
Well, if I was using Drupal or WordPress, I might just plug into jQuery. However, I could just manipulate DOM elements by class...
The bigger trouble is with a CDN. That third-party hosting the file for you can learn a lot about your visitors.
If you missed it, here's a link to a helpful website... http://youmightnotneedjquery.com
It's not that jQuery is bad. It's about knowing when to use it. If you've weighed the benefits and the drawbacks, and then chose jQuery for your project, that's good. If it's the first thing you use, even if you don't need it, that can hurt your growth as a developer.