Jessica Kent was born in Seminole, Florida and was raised in Massachusetts. Her mother, Jane (Gagnon) is a school teacher, and her father, Jeff Kent (J Parker Kent) works for the Veteran's Administration and is also an actor. She is the youngest three, with two older brothers. She is of French, English, Scottish, Portuguese, Italian, Greek, Scandinavian, and Irish descent.Jessica has performed in many theatrical productions since the age of 6. She has performed for the Company Theatre in Norwell, Massachusetts and the Alley Theatre in Middleboro, Massachusetts. There her last two productions were William Gibson's The Miracle Worker, Anne Sullivan, and Mountain Company Theatre's adaptation of Miracle on 34th Street, Grace Walker.Jessica is busy working as an extra on several movies and local productions as she completes her studies in Theatrical Acting in New York City.