Jessie grew up in a family owned funeral home that had been in existence since the 1800's. Aside from the family business, she was always surrounded by the arts. Her grandparents were photographers and painters, her mother a designer
Jessie was asked at a young age to present her poetry at colleges locally. From there she began acting and in her first project in 7th grade she portrayed Ismene of "Antigone". Later she studied at Tri Cities Opera and continued to dance locally. After a degree in dance, Jessie moved to New York to pursue acting. After being accepted and Circle in the Square Theatre School, she trained at Australian Institute of Dramatic Arts and began working in film and television. She has appeared on such shows as Law and Order and 3 seasons of ABC's What Would You DO? with John Quinones.
PRESENTER / TRAVEL
Jessie was hired to travel, presenting and speaking on stages to audiences across the country at automotive shows and events. This led to traveling for the Civic Tour presenting and reporting on the road via tour bus with bands such as Paramore, New Found Glory, Tegan and Sarah, Jimmy Eat World, Blink 182, My Chemical Romance, and Matt and Kim. She also covered live music events such as Sasquatch Music Festival, Austin City Limits, Governor's Ball and worked behind the scenes for performances by Backstreet Boys and Kanye West.
Jessie works part time as a model with work in runway and commercial print.
Jessie is represented on each coast with separate representation for each category.