Nicknames: "JP", "JPeezy"
Weight: 130 pounds
Birthplace: Riverside, Calif.
High School: C.K. McClatchy (Sacramento, Calif.) '03
College: Sacramento City College '06
Major: General Studies
Coach: Master Cedric Robinson
Dojang: Robinson's TKD
WTF World Ranking on 9/1/12: T-143rd (-73kg)
Will attend American Sports University in the Fall of 2007 majoring in sports management...also competed in track & field and swimming during high school...hobbies include arts and crafts, cooking, eating good food, watching movies, laughing, and spending time with friends and family...her mom (Kelly), brother (Jonathan), and two nephews (William and Marsales) also train at Robinson's TKD...her brother trains and competes in kickboxing as well...favorite foods are steak, shrimp pasta, lobster pasta, tamale pie, pizza, homemade 4-cheese macaroni and cheese, and her grandmother's homemade chili...before a competition she prefers to eat pasta in a light sauce and lots of vegetables...favorite athlete is gymnast Yelena Prudunova because "she's so strong and powerful, yet so graceful"...enjoys watching action movies, comedies, musicals and foreign films...listens to Hip-hop, R&B and Rap, but also enjoys music from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
Did You Know?: Jessica trained at Byers Gymnastics for seven years and was a competitive gymnast for three years...she tested for her first dan and second dan black belt together with he mom and brother.
2011 U.S. National Team Trials (Light): 6th
2010 USAT National Championships (Light): BRONZE
2010 California State Championships (Light): SILVER
2009 USAT National Championships (Middle): BRONZE
2009 San Jose National Qualifier (Middle): GOLD
2008 U.S. Senior Nationals (Welter): SILVER
2008 Fresno National Qualifier (Welter): BRONZE
2007 U.S. Senior Nationals (Welter): SILVER
2007 California State Championships: SILVER
2007 Fresno National Qualifier: BRONZE
2006 Las Vegas Open: SILVER
2006 Stanford Open: GOLD
2006 Anaheim National Qualifier: GOLD
last updated 9/18/12