Jessica is a native of Murfreesboro and graduated from Oakland High School in 2000. She attended Tennessee Technological University for a few years before being accepted into the Doctorate of Pharmacy Program at the University Of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. After completing pharmacy school, she was accepted into a residency program at the Veterans Affair Medical Center in Memphis. While in Memphis, she married Dr. Leech. After Dr. Leech completed dental school, they returned to Murfreesboro where they are raising their 4 children.