Jessica is a professional ballroom dancer and the owner of Briora Ballroom in Redmond, WA. With her husband, Slava Stefanov, Jessica was a US National Professional Rising Star Smooth Finalist and a World Open Professional Semifinalist. She was also a two time US National Professional Nine Dance Finalist. Jessica has been dancing since the age of seven and is experienced in a variety of dance forms. Her early dance experience was in classical ballet, and she trained intensively as a ballet major at the Washington Academy of Performing Arts conservatory program. In addition to her dance training, Jessica holds a BA in history from the University of Washington. She was born and raised in the Seattle area.