Jessica is part of the HereNow Teen Leadership Board. She believes HereNow embodies all the qualities and more she hopes to represent, namely traits of independence and self-assurance. She is a senior in high school and the president of the wellness club (SADD). She represents her high school at the Tyler Clementi Foundation as a #Day1Representative, and is also working as a nutrition intern for the BOS UCLA program. She is an animal and climate change activist trying to help others incorporate more clean, plant-centric meals. She is the hub leader of the Students Opposing Speciesism hub in her county and manages a blog, jessicatalksveganism.com. She is studying to become a certified RDN in the future or neuroscience dietician-nutritionist to help others satisfy their dietary needs.