Jessie grew up in a suburb of Northern Virginia, just minutes from the Nation’s Capitol.
Both of her parents were raised in Salt Lake and she spent her summers in the Beehive state and made it her goal to attend college in Utah.
The granddaughter of legendary Utah news broadcaster Joe Lee, broadcasting is in her blood. She majored in communications at BYU and graduated with a bachelors in Broadcast Journalism in 2007. While at BYU she was a reporter and later the weather girl for the BYU Daily News.
She completed an internship with GTU back in 2007 and can’t believe her dream of being a host on the show has come true.
Despite her loyalty to BYU, she married a University of Utah football player in 2007 and they are the parents of three young sons and a daughter.