Throughout Jessica’s childhood, she faced much adversity, but used music to help her deal with the reality around her. She began songwriting at age 14 and realized that she had a passion for this as well. Putting music on the back burner so to speak for a while, Jessica lived as any normal teenager would, playing sports and trying to fit in. It wasn’t until she was dared to do a local beauty pageant as a pre-pharmacy student that she discovered why God had given her such an amazing gift.
Jessica won the very first pageant she ever entered and used the title serve her community, which also led her to meet the team she currently has around her. Through such an unexpected experience, the talented young songstress realized that she wanted to be a performer, not only because she loved music, but because she could use this music to make a sincere difference. Jessica has even lobbied for and even helped to write legislation promoting stiffer repeat offender consequences for domestic assault offenders. Over the past few years, Jessica has accomplished so much in her music career, while completing her final years of college to become a Doctor of Pharmacy! She has opened for Linda Davis, Ty Herndon, Ricochet, Aaron Tippin, Shenandoah, Jamie O’Neal, and Bradley Gaskin. In December 2011 Jessica recorded a project at the Sound Studio in Nashville produced by her friend and mentor Linda Davis. She was fortunate enough to work with some of Nashville’s finest musicians and record music she wrote, along with other amazing songwriters, including Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott. This project opened MANY doors for Jessica, allowing her to become involved with talented songwriters, musicians, mentors, and one awesome producer.
Over the past year, Jessica wrote on many of the songs for her newest project and played a vital role in the production of it! Alongside producer Cliff Downs, Jessica penned songs with Ken Taylor, Lance Carpenter, Forrest Whitehead, Kimberly Paige, and Rick Ferrell to create a project straight from Jessica’s heart. The artist was also honored to have award winning songwriter Stephanie Bentley pitch her a haunting tune that delivers a very important message in the most genius way. Jessica called her last EP her autobiography. She is currently working on a brand new EP and the anticipation is already making waves in Music City.