Jess is pursuing a Mental Health Counseling Master's degree in the Lynch School of Education. Prior to coming to Boston College, she worked in several Massachusetts high schools in Admissions, Communications, education, and student advising. She recently released her first book of poetry, “These, Our Bodies,” on Paper Nautilus Press, and has been published in several other collections and anthologies. At home, she spends time cooking large amounts of Korean food, hanging out with a sphynx cat, and doing DIY house projects. She earned her B.A. from Hampshire College, where she focused on critical race studies, literature, and American studies.