“Jessie” Hartz was born and raised in Atlanta. She graduated from Rice University in Houston, TX in May 2019 with a B.A. in Biological Sciences. Wanting to pursue her love for people, animals, and science, Jessie hopes to one day become a veterinarian. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, reading, and hanging out with friends.
Jessie has a beloved family yellow lab named JEMS, an initial for each of her siblings. She also has a betta fish named Alpha and a poinsettia plant named Greenie that is over 3 years old!