Jessica is a recent graduate of the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. She was with a professional Opera company in Miami while in school studying Classical Voice. After taking classes like “Music Business Agreements” and “Copyright Law” she discovered her love for the business aspect of the music industry and added Music Business and Entertainment Industries as a double major. Outside the classroom, she got industry experience though Henry Stone Music, Grammy U, and as President and Co-Founder of CMA EDU Miami Chapter, the County Music Association’s collegiate training program, at the University of Miami. She created a first-ever collaboration with Tortuga Country Music Festival and CMA EDU Miami Chapter among many other projects. She also has a passion for helping our military. She was a Student Ambassador for the Forgotten Soldiers Outreach and sent hundreds of care packages to deployed service members each month. As Vice President of the Veteran Student Organization at UM, she worked with administration and student veterans to help them assimilate on campus and represented the school annually at the National Student Veteran Conference. Jessica was a previous intern and is very excited to officially be a part of the amazing Degy family!
College: University of Miami
First job (paid or unpaid) in music: Intern at Henry Stone Music
Favorite band of all time: Not a band.. but Dolly Parton
First concert: Hilary Duff
If I wasn’t working in music I would be… a marine biologist.
What I like to do while not working: Sing, volunteer at sea turtle rehabilitation centers, playing with my dog, and painting!