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Jesica Ahlberg is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in public relations.

Hometown: Edison


Height:  5’ 7”


Age:  19


Jesica Ahlberg is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in public relations. After graduation, she began chasing her lifelong dream of becoming an actress. Since 2012, she has booked several national commercials and print-ad campaigns for companies such as Delta, Gold Bond, the NBA (National Basketball Association) and others. She has recurring television roles on USA's "Necessary Roughness" and Cinemax's "Banshee."  She also has supporting roles in the feature films "Selfless" and "Spongebob Squarepants 2." She's an advocate of childhood literacy and works very closely with the Better Basics M.O.R.E. program, an organization that focuses on reading enrichment for fourth grade students in order to enhance literacy skills and encourage reading for pleasure to hopefully foster a desire to learn. When she's not working, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors, spending time at the beach with her family, and fishing.


Favorite Things


Movie:  The Dark Knight
Song:  "Whoomp! (There It Is)" by Tag Team
Sport:  Soccer
Food: Pizza!


Fun Facts

1.  While working on Jersey Boys, Clint Eastwood asked her to be his body guard for the day.

2. Can fluently speak two Indian languages, Hindi & Gujurati.


3. Great grandfather was an advisor to Mahatma Gandhi.