Jessie is from Grand Forks, North Dakota and graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota in 2009 after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in child psychology. She recognized her passion for working with children early on and took a year off after college to work full time with children on the autism spectrum.
She returned to North Dakota for medical school, graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in 2014. She completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Minnesota and is board certified in pediatrics.
Jessie loves taking care of children of all ages with additional clinical interest in developmental pediatrics. She and her husband Joey live in St. Louis Park and have a son, Beckett. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling, and taking care of her dog, Bleu.