Jessa was born in sunny Southern California; the eldest of five children and was first introduced to the entertainment business at age 14 when she was discovered by a talent manager at a wedding.

She immediately booked 3 national TV commercials and made guest appearances on “Baywatch” and “7th Heaven” by the age 16. At the age of 18, she was approached by a modeling agent and began working runway shows and doing print campaigns while coaching competitive gymnastics.

In 2010, Jessa became the face of the Palms Hotel & Casino’s ad campaign. Her pictures have appeared on billboards, magazines, posters, and multiple forms of electronic media. Recently, she expanded her talents into TV personality roles, and has hosted for Victory Poker interviewing poker players and celebrities.