Jessica was born in Roseburg but traveled the world as a small child as her stepdad was in the Navy. She attended kindergarten and 1st grade in Japan. She is the oldest of 5 children and has 4 little brothers! She lives with her daughter and cat, Nugget.

Jessica has worked in the I/DD field for about 8+ years. Before being a PA, she was an instructional assistant for an elementary school developmental learning center. She graduated with an associate degree in education from Eastern Gateway Community College in 2021.

In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and attending community events. During the summer you can find her at outdoor concerts, festivals, or movies in the park. She also enjoys volunteering; she has volunteered for numerous community events and school related functions. She and her daughter have a yearly tradition of volunteering at the sensory booth for F.E.A.T.T at the Douglas County Fair.