Jessica Richens began her dance training at age three in Southern California. Her main dance focus is in contemporary, jazz, jazz-funk, and ballet. She is now recognized for her professional strengths and her ability to demonstrate technique and movement with beauty. As season 11ís 2nd runner up on the renowned FOX show, ìSo You Think You Can Danceî, she and 13 others were selected for a 77-city, nationwide tour. She also has appeared on SYTYCDís Season 12 as an All-Star, in the top 10 episode.
She has performed and appeared on two episodes of the ìThe Ellen DeGeneres Show” and guest performed on Season 20 Dancing with the Stars. She has appeared as a guest judge for the Miss Teen California Pageant and the LA KISS Girls. In addition, Jessica toured with ìRadio City Christmas Spectacular in the principal role as ìClara” on their 80 show run. Jessica was also the runner up for the Music Center’s Spotlight Competition.
She has appeared in several commercials and music videos for artists such as Matt Cardle and upcoming artist, Julius. She is now an assistant for the traveling group, KBM Talent, touring the United States, Canada, and also Mexico. Jessica has been the senior assistant for conventions such as ìVIP Dance Events and ìRADIX. Jessica continues to model for dance and clothing companies such as Ktrina Wear. Jessica’s powerful drive, enchanting performance, and technical components have earned her numerous dance titles, awards, championship wins, and notoriety in the dance and media industry.