Jessica was born and raised in Walnut, California, and enjoys reading, writing, and going on unscheduled adventures with her friends. She came to Flagstaff in 2014 to study at NAU. She majored in Criminology and Criminal Justice and minored in Psychology and Sociology. More than halfway through her college career she decided that CCJ was not for her but still finished her degree. She has always had a passion for animals and decided that she was going to pursue that passion. She hopes to soon return to school in order to become a certified veterinary technician and continue to help animals in need.