Jessillyn (Jessi) Howard graduated from Delta State University with a Bachelors in Athletic Training with a Minor in Mathematics. Jessi completed an internship at Evangelical Christian School in Cordova, Tennessee as part of her graduation requirements. Upon certification, Jessi worked as the Graduate Assistant and Assistant Athletic Trainer at Hinds Community College in Raymond, Mississippi. During her tenure at Hinds, Jessi obtained her Master’s of Applied Exercise Physiology from Mississippi College. After completing her Master's, Jessi accepted a rotating position that allowed her to work at a variety of Memphis-area high schools. Jessi is currently covering at Lemoyne Owen College in Memphis, TN.