Biography:

• Represented Canada at her first FIE Cadet and Junior World Championships in 2019, placing fifth in the cadet age group and 17th in junior
• Won foil gold at the 2019 Pan American Junior Championships at age 13, conceding only 20 touches in her five matches
• Won her first FIE World Cup event in December 2018 in Havana, Cuba
• Ranked fifth in the world among cadet foil fencers at the conclusion of the 2018-19 season

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT JESSICA

Outside Interests: Dreams of becoming a doctor in the future… Odds and Ends: Has a charm bracelet she wears everywhere with good luck charms given to her by friends and family… Collects charms for her bracelet from different locations where she competes… Role model is US Olympic fencer Lee Kiefer, who won a world championship medal at age 15 and maintained a top five world ranking while attending medical school… Favourite quote: “It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop”…