Jessica Cox

Shining Star 2018

Jessica is known for her fun, sassy, and sexy style while always maintaining and respecting the roots of Swing. Jessica is classically trained and has been dancing since she was 5 years old, entering her first US Open at age 6.  Some of you may remember her as the adorable little yellow chicken who was wheeled out by her young partner and hatched from an egg. She has triumphed as a three-time Junior US Open Champion, two-time US Open Showcase Champion, 4-time USA Grand Nationals Showcase Champion and winner of Phoenix Champion of Champions Jack and Jill as well taking titles in Cabaret, Team, and Strictly Swing.  She appeared in the movie, Love-n-Dancing, with partner Parker Dearborn. Together with partner, John Lindo, produced teaching DVD’s. Jessica traveled the world teaching west coast swing to a growing international community and is a major influence on its worldwide growth. Born and raised in California, at present, Jessica is living in Chicago and about to be married.