Jessa Khan was born in Corpus Christi, Texas and began training at the age of 8. In the early stages of her career she dominated youth divisions at every rank and officially moved to Costa Mesa, California in 2016. Jessa collected World titles at every belt level before she was promoted to black belt from Professor Gui Mendes two days before she turned 19 years old. In 2022, Jessa captured the black belt world title with a dominating performance in the light-featherweight division and achieved her biggest goal as a professional athlete.
In 2023, Jessa announced her retirement from competition in order to focus solely on coaching and inspiring the next generation of girls in the sport.