Jessica Ann is a first-generation American of Jamaican descent, born and raised in New York who got her first passport at four years old. She attended The University of Maryland, College Park (Go Terps!) where she received her BS in Psychology. She moved to the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies to attend the School of Veterinary Medicine at The University of the West Indies. She is currently the Medical Director of a small animal hospital and living in Washington, DC. She has traveled with others as well as solo, to over 50 countries and counting as well as visiting 6 of the 7 continents.