Jessica graduated from the University of Texas double majoring in Finance and Business Honors with a minor in Government. She went on to attend Baylor Law School where she was Class President all three years, Managing Executive Editor of the Baylor Law Review, and served on the moot court team.

After law school, Jessica joined Bracewell & Giuliani LLP where she practiced commercial litigation and regulatory investigations for five years. She then became Director of Operations for Harris County Republican Party during the 2014 elections, which lead to overwhelming Republican success for the battleground county.

In 2015, she joined the U.S. Senate staff for Senator Ted Cruz where she currently servers as the Senator’s Regional Director based in Houston. Jessica also served as President of the Houston Young Lawyers Association and Chair of the Houston Holocaust Museum's young professional board.