Country Music Singer-Songwriter & Anti-Bullying Advocate
Named one of Billboard’s Artists to Watch List in 2018, Jessie Chris is a country music singer-songwriter and an anti-bullying advocate. In 2017, she made her national television debut on the TODAY Show when she was the first country artist to be named Artist of the Month by the legendary radio host Elvis Duran. Inspired by her fight against bullying, Danny Wood of New Kids on The Block wrote a duet, “Bodyguard,” which the pair released in February 2019. Jessie has opened for iconic artists including Luke Bryan, Jimmie Allen, Chris Young, John Rich, Trace Adkins and Billy Ray Cyrus in addition to performing at The Country Music Hall of Fame. Read More >
Pushing Past Bullying
On Anti Bullying Tour and Saving Lives Campaign
Childhood bullying can profoundly impact a person’s self-confidence. Jessie Chris was the victim of extreme bullying and knows first-hand how significant and long-lasting its effects can be. In this moving and powerful talk, Chris gives personal insight from experience overcoming bullying and pursuing her career in country music. She says that she is “living proof that if one believes in themselves and turns down the volume of those who bully, anything is possible.”
“It was an absolute honor to have Jessie Chris at our school today. Jessie resonated so well with our students, making it an emotional, special day. Thanks for capping of this Week of Respect for us. Thanks for making a difference for 600 middle schoolers. Jessie gave so much back to us today. It’s great to see wonderful people meet with success.”
"We would like to thank Jessie Chris so much for being our keynote speaker at the 2nd Annual Middle Level Student Leadership Conference. Her keynote speech and musical numbers were well received by the Middle Level students who attended this event. We heard great feedback from the students and their advisors. Jessie's keynote speech about bullying and how she overcame it was just great!"