Jesse was born in Haywards Heath, West Sussex to an English father and mother with Dutch roots. She lived in the small village of Horsted Keynes before leaving to study Business Studies at Lancaster University. After graduating, she held in a variety of roles in insurance before working in marketing and then finding herself drawn to a career in sales due to her love of meeting and talking to people. Since 2008, Jesse has been living in Guildford and becoming immersed in Surrey life. In her spare time Jesse enjoys travelling to new places, singing in her local choir and playing badminton with friends.