Jessie is a 19 year veteran of the diverse and colorful cosplay community. An accomplished and award winning seamstress in her own right, she has served as a cosplay model/builder for some of the biggest companies in the anime and gaming industry, including Blizzard, Obsidian Entertainment, Capcom, Amazon Gaming, Gungho/Grasshopper, Machinima, Ubisoft, Aniplex, EA, Funimation, Bandai, NIS America and others. In 2017, Jessie was a contestant on Syfy’s Cosplay Melee and worked with EA and Nerdist to bring you Jedi vs. Sith at Space Camp dressed as Rey! For conventions, she has judged numerous Masquerades, coordinated competitions of all kinds and hosted many panels. Jessie has also had the honor of judging the 2012 Eurocosplay Championship finals in London. She has been featured in an episode of Subcultures as well as videos by Machinima and Nerdist. Early in 2014, she was featured in a Microsoft Windows Phone ad representing cosplay. She models for Gunnar Optiks and many nerdy clothing brands such as We Love Fine, Goldbubble, Elhoffer Designs and Castle Corsetry.
Jessie is currently the head costumer at Sypher Arts Studios for the Labyrinth Masquerade Ball. When not costuming, she volunteers her time with CASA LA and The Foster Bunch which are both organizations that aid children in the foster care system. As she grew up in the system, this is something she is really passionate about.
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