Jessica was born and raised in Vernal, UT and is the third of eight children. She served in the Mozambique Maputo mission. Besides politics, she enjoys sports, reading, and watching movies. During her time at BYU, she has participated in three internships, the first was at the Salt Lake office of Senator Mike Lee, the second was with BYU Law and Corpus Linguistics, and she recently returned from an international internship with the Scottish Parliament. Upon her graduation, she plans on attending law school.