Jessica Talbot

My name is Jessica Talbot and I grew up in San Francisco California, where I learned Chinese from kindergarten through 11th grade at Chinese American International School. None of my family is Chinese, or of any Asian decent, but my mom worked at CAIS so she sent my sister and I there for school, and we ended up liking it, so I guess it's just lucky that I ended up going there and learning Chinese.

I am currently a freshman at Willamette, and run year round on the cross country and track team. I haven't figured out my major, but I plan to double major in Chinese."