Originally from Los Angeles, California, Jessie Rowan attends Flagler College in Saint Augustine, Florida. She will be graduating in spring 2018, majoring in journalism and media production, with minors in sociology and communication and media. Jessie is a member of Phi Omicron Communication Honor Society at Flagler College and contributes to the school's newspaper, The Gargoyle. She enjoys photography and competing on her college's surf team. She hopes her passion and love for photography and journalism can increase global awareness and expose underreported issues.