Jess attended the University of North Carolina as a midfielder. She took the majority of the draws during her senior campaign in 2013, when her team went on to win the first National Championship in the program’s history. She specialized in midfield play, draw controls, free-position shooting and fitness testing. Jess grew up in Boston where she played of the local club team Mass Elite. She has coached lacrosse to athletes of all ages across the country. She has resided in the DC metro area for the past three years; working with athletes from age 5 to 18.