Jessica Parlon has been a resident of West Roxbury for the last 17 years. She attended Mount Alvernia High School and then went on to Boston University, majoring in Sociology and minoring in Public Relations. At the age of 8, she began taking riding lessons and has been around horses ever since. Jessica joined BU's Equestrian Team in her freshman year and was elected co-captain during her sophomore year. She currently teaches riding lessons in Hanover and is a Public Relations professional in the equestrian industry.