Jesse was born and raised in Arizona. Grew up in Phoenix and attended the Art Institute of Phoenix and earned a Bachelors in Animation. He earned his Masters in Education Curriculum and Instruction from University of Phoenix. Jesse has been an Academic Advisor since Jan. of 2005. He began working for University of Phoenix in 2005 as an Advisor servicing online students for over 9 years. He came to ASU in 2014 as Academic Success Coordinator that supports both immersion and online students.