In Their Own Words: Interviews

Jessie G. Interview


Jessie G.

Streaming Media


Rich Schmidt

Document Type

Video File


45 minutes 02 seconds

Publication Date

Fall 10-25-2023


Oral History


This interview is with Jessie G. a Linfield alumna.

Jessie dives into her journey in finding Linfield, double majoring in Music and Political Science, and later becoming a country singer in Nashville, Tennessee. Jessie talks about growing up in Brookings, Oregon and always loving music and singing.

She goes on to share how this passion led her to earn a music scholarship from Linfield. Jessie reminisces about different memories and opportunities Linfield presented, sharing everything from playing softball and soccer to singing Adele for her senior performance.

Later on, Jessie talks about her journey to Nashville and entering the music scene. She shares how a radio competition led her to sing and be friends with Gretchen Wilson. Jessie also talks about everything that goes into being her own independent artist.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt in the Nicholson Library at Linfield University on October 25, 2023.