Jessica is originally from Staten Island, New York, but moved down to Bluffton, South Carolina, when she was 13. Jessica went to Bluffton High School and graduated in 2015. After high school, Jessica went to Winthrop University, where she graduated with a bachelors in mass communications with a concentration in broadcast journalism. After college, she worked as a reporter in Colorado and Savannah and at the Salvation Army as a special events coordinator. Jessica loves the Lowcountry and enjoys going to the beach and hiking nature trails.