Jessica attended Lutheran High School of Indianapolis and graduated in 2007. During her years at LHSI, she played basketball three years, ran track two years, and played volleyball four years. Jessica had the opportunity to play at Circle City during her junior and senior years of high school. Upon graduating from LHSI, Jessica attended Bethel College on a track scholarship. Her work ethic and time management continued to grow as she progressed as a college athlete.
In 2011, she was asked to be the Freshman Volleyball Coach at Lutheran High School. The opportunity to coach rekindled her passion for volleyball. This is Jessica's fourth year serving as a coach at Lutheran. During her time at LHSI, she has been able to mentor and coach the girls on the freshman team as well as assisting with junior varsity and varsity to help develop their skills as players.