During her participation in the Leadership Institute, Jessi was studying Community Health through the Health Education Department at UNM. Her special interest is learning from and with low-income and at-risk communities of color. She gives weekly motivational speeches at Joy Junction (Largest Homeless shelter in Albuquerque). She worked as a Lifestyle Coach, empowering individuals in discovering their unlimited potential through health and wellness. She loves mentoring teens on the power of well-being and the impact of choices. She believes educating communities on Health disparities that directly affect them will encourage sister communities to become the massive force of unity New Mexico has been waiting for.