Jess was born and raised in Allentown. Went to Bethlehem Catholic High School. She completed her Bachelors in Exercise Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Lebanon Valley College (LVC). She was a two sport athlete at LVC in volleyball and track and field, which peaked her interest in treating athletes. After graduating from LVC, she began coaching a local volleyball team to give back to younger generations. She has a passion for sports rehabilitation and using hands on treatment with manual therapy to benefit all populations. She likes to build connections with her patients and while providing optimal care to empower them to return to what they love doing.