A native to Myrtle Beach, SC, she grew up along the Grand Strand.
She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Coastal Carolina University. She then graduated with her Associate Degree in Nursing from Horry-Georgetown Technical College and went on to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Chamberlain University. After thirteen years as a bedside nurse, seven of which were in the ICU as a Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse, she received her Master of Nursing degree from the University of South Alabama. She is licensed by the state of SC as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and is board certified by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
Jessamyn enjoys spending her time with her husband and their three amazing boys. They love the outdoors, visit the beach as often as they can, and absolutely love watching sunsets by the river.