Jessica is a Host, Emcee & Entrepreneur. Jessica has a strong passion for speaking; whether it's on-camera or in front of a live audience. She loves facilitating information and connecting with others.
Jessica is the co-host of CBS's "Big Brother" Aftershow on Afterbuzz TV. Previously she hosted the weekly aftershow of "Scandal" and "So You Think You Can Dance". She has also had the honor of interviewing a range of celebrities both in-studio and on the red carpet at award shows.
Jessica began her media endeavors working at NBC KXAS Channel 5 News and ABC WFAA Channel 8 News as an Intern Reporter. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Communications & Advertising from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she was an adamant student leader and President of the NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists).
Jessica is also an event Emcee & Speaker. She has emceed a variety of entertainment events and business conferences as the main host, introducing keynotes, moderating panels and one-on-one interviewers. Venues include the LA Convention Center, Best Buy Headquarters, Art Galleries and more. Jessica also enjoys speaking at conferences and teaching branding and entrepreneurship topics. She enjoys sharing her journey and inspiring others to live their best lives! Her motto is "Dream.Pray.Slay".
Jessica started her business career working in corporate straight out of high school and throughout college. She grew from Senior Teller to Teller Trainer to Personal Banker and was named the youngest Branch Manager at her bank at the age of 23. She later took a leap of faith and left her corporate career to pursue her passion and established skills in marketing & media. She worked freelance as a graphic designer and marketing manager for years before launching her own marketing firm where she has been a full-time entrepreneur for over 5 years in Los Angeles. Her company is True Colors Marketing Firm www.tcmarketingfirm.com.
Jessica is a Texas native & currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She loves networking, email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org.