Jessi has been teaching and coaching climbers since 2008. She holds Climbing Wall Instructor and Single Pitch Instructor certifications from the American Mountain Guides Association and is also a Certified Personal Trainer through NASM.
Before joining the High Point team, Jessi taught gifted education and socratic seminar for three years in New Mexico Public schools and served as Youth Programs Coordinator at Stone Age Climbing Gym and L’Escalade Climbing.
Jessi has devoted her energy to teaching people of all ages how to climb, motivated by her belief that climbing is a way to access natural spaces, live a healthy lifestyle, and enjoy a happy and welcoming community. She especially enjoys helping enable youth climbers to develop empathy and responsibility as they grow in both age and strength.