JJ, born and raised in Anchorage. She graduated from Alaska Career College in 2013 and obtained her certificate as a National Certified Medical Assistant. She worked as a medical assistant at an OB/GYN office for the past three and half years until she took a position at Alaska Women's Cancer Care. She is continuing her education at University of Alaska Anchorage and pursuing her degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing Science. Outside of work and school, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog, Cedar.