Jessica is from Bayou Chicot, LA and moved to the Monroe area to attend pharmacy school at ULM. After attending Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA, Jessica was accepted into the College of Pharmacy and earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2007. She went on to complete a pharmacy practice residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS before returning to ULM as a clinical pharmacy faculty member in the College of Pharmacy. She is in her 12th year at ULM and is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Associate Director of the School of Clinical Sciences.

Jessica is married to Jacob Brady, and they reside in West Monroe with their three daughters, Nora (8), Helen (5), and Ruby (2). She joined the Junior League in 2015 and has served on the Cotton Bayou Publications committee, chairing in 2017, and chaired the Recruitment and Admissions committee in 2018. The Junior League has provided amazing opportunities to connect with service-minded women, make an impact in our community, and develop applicable leadership skills.

Outside of the Junior League, Jessica is involved with the Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists, serving on the Board of Directors for six years, along with serving as Advisor for the ULM Student chapter. Jessica is also involved with Phi Mu Fraternity, having joined the Kappa Iota Chapter while attending Northwestern State. She has served in many volunteer roles, including Chapter Adviser of the Alpha Rho Chapter at ULM, Area Membership Director, Enrichment Chapter Specialist, and National Enrichment Coordinator. She also serves as the Treasurer of the Monroe Phi Mu Alumnae Chapter. She continues to serve the Alpha Rho Chapter as Faculty Adviser and Finance Adviser.