The daughter of two Salvadorean immigrant parents, Jessica, 16, is the youngest of all of her siblings, including two sisters on her dad’s side and two sisters and two brothers on her mom’s side. Jessica will be the first person in her family to go to college.

What do you enjoy most about playing soccer?
The energy, staying fit, and competition.

Besides soccer, what is something you are interested in?
Working out, dogs, running.

What are you most looking forward to about participating in the 2018 Street Child World Cup in Russia?
Meeting new people, and playing against competition from different countries. Also, being able to discover Russia. And experiencing a new experience with friends.