Jackie grew up in Newton, MA where she began dancing at the age of 3 at Paulette’s Ballet Studio. During her 15 years of dancing there she trained in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, pointe, modern and lyrical. After graduating high school, Jackie attended Boston College, and had the pleasure of continuing at Paulette’s as a faculty member for 2 years. At Boston College Jackie pursued a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, graduating in 2016. As well, at BC Jackie joined the Dance Organization of Boston College her freshman year where she continued to dance for the following 4 years. She choreographed for the group's annual show as well as other various performances around the Boston College campus her Sophomore, Junior and Senior years, and became a part of the group's executive board her Senior year. This is Jackie’s fifth season dancing for DWB and fourth season choreographing.