Jesse was elected at 18 to the Lewiston, ID City Council, making him the youngest city councilor ever elected in the state of Idaho and the first person of color elected in Lewiston. He went on to serve as the Vice Chair of the Idaho Democratic Party from 2016-2022 and was elected as Western Vice Chair of the ASDC Executive Committee. Jesse has worked to elect Democrats up and down the ballot across the country, working on races in Idaho, Washington, Arizona, Alaska, Oregon, and many more. He most recently worked as the Political Director as well as Acting Executive Director of the Idaho Democratic Party. In 2023, Jesse received his master’s degree in Public Administration at the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!).