Jen Kessy attended the University of Southern California, where she played volleyball all four years. She was named All-District in 1997, an All-American in 1998, and was an All-Pac 10 selection her entire collegiate career. Kessy was also a member of the U.S. Junior National Team.
Kessy made her AVP debut in 2001 at Hermosa Beach. Since then she has found great success, winning an AVP tournament fourteen times. Kessy was also named AVP Most Improved Player in 2004 and won Team of the Year in 2013 with April Ross. In 2013, Kessy won two events and finished top-3 in five events. Kessy currently sits at 5th all-time in women’s earnings, with over $1.3 million. Kessy qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London where she, along with April Ross, won a silver medal. In March of 2013, Jennifer married French volleyball player Andy Ces.