Jessica is an award-winning Mexican-American Actor turned Writer/Director. Currently in pre-production, Pozole was named a Grand Prize winner in Seed&Spark's crowdfunding rally #100DaysofOptimism. The film is set to be Executive Produced by the artful data-transfer company WeTransfer. In addition to a $25K cash grant from the site, the film will continue to receive marketing support from the site through it's festival run and inevitable online release. Jessica's films style is both comedic and heart-wrenching, pulling from political and societal structures to create commentaries around the need for social change.
Her acting work has been featured in some of the top publications and film festivals in the country, including an Oscar-qualifying film festival soon to be announced.
Her work has been described as visceral, raw, and compassionate. With a desire to find the light in even the darkest of situations, her acting is imbibed with a constant search for the unexpected. Quirky, but with an honest depth, her work shows a true love for human beings and all their beautiful and complex truths.
Jessica is also an alumni of the LAByrinth Theatre Co. Ensemble Workshop, T. Schreiber Studio, and The Freeman Studio in NYC.