Jessica was born in Salt Lake City, spending most of her childhood skiing and exploring the Wasatch Mountains. Her teen years were spent in Vermont where she learned to love icy ski slopes and all that Vermont has to offer. She attended the University of Utah, earning her Bachelor and Master degrees in Social Work. She moved to Chico in 2015 and has loved living in Chico. She is a licensed clinical social worker and has spent the last eight years working with teenagers and their families. When she is not at Inspire, she loves spending time with her husband and three children, skiing, mountain biking in Upper Park, traveling and exploring surrounding areas.