Jess attended South University in Montgomery for her RN and NP degree. Her educational affiliations include the ANA and AANP. Jess has experience as a medic, working in the ER, working urgent care, as a hospitalist, and currently as a family practitioner in the primary care setting. Her love for medicine came after helping her cousin with cerebral palsy walk again. Previously, Jess lived 10 years on a Navajo Reservation. She has a 3-year-old son, Taylor.