Jessica was born and raised in El Paso, TX. Along with a younger brother, she was raised by a single mother who kept them involved in organized sports, volunteering and church. Jessica learned the value of hard work and service to others through her upbringing.
Jessica is currently a Phoenix community leader working towards strengthening the assets that make a vibrant and healthy community livable. She is passionate about business, public education and community development.
Jessica enjoys serving her community in the following local leadership capacity;
• Board of Directors, MariSol Federal Credit Union- Maricopa County
• President, Oakland Neighborhood Association- Phoenix, AZ
• President, Urban Phoenix Project- Phoenix, AZ
• Co-owner of Xanadu Coffee Co.- Phoenix, AZ
Jessica is running for Phoenix Elementary School District Governing Board to ensure that children growing up in the Phoenix Elementary School District have access to high quality public education by retaining the best teachers, live in prosperous communities and for families to have access to necessary resources.