Jessica's journey in education continued after secondary school where she went on to South Birmingham College to study for her Music Practice Diploma. Upon completing her diploma, she went onto the University of Wolverhampton to study Media Communications & Creative Writing. Whilst studying at college and university, Jessica gained over 6 years' experience in various trades whilst working part time. She worked for various companies from retail, logistics and catering.
Jessica launched Shorso in 2013, it was the first modest sportswear and clothing brand to launch with a major UK retailer - House of Fraser in 2015. Shorso also supply school uniform shops such as Clive Mark, Sanco, Early Years and The Schoolwear Company.
Jessica has previous experience talking to school groups, colleges and universities. Jessica's references describe her presentation as “enlightening, engaging and encouraging”. Those who know Jessica would describe her as a confident, outgoing and bubbly person with an infectious laugh and bright personality. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys writing songs and going to the cinema.
Jessica takes students through the journey of starting her business, which gives them an insight into the world of business and being self employed. Her motivational talk is sure to inspire and motivate, with focus on ambition and life skills which appeals to people from all industries and backgrounds. She can also tailor her talks to appeal to those looking to achieve progression in the workplace.
"Jessica was really good and engaging, the pupils/students enjoyed her talk and asked her loads of questions at the end."– Mrs Gill, The Priory School
"Many thanks for last Thursday evening we enjoyed it very much."– Karen Athawes, Deputy Headteacher, Ercall Wood Technology College
"Jessica Robinson took part in our 2017 Careers Fair and delivered a most interesting and motivational talk to our Year 1 AS and BTEC students. Jessica’s presentation was extremely engaging and all of the students benefited from it a great deal. It was a pleasure to welcome Jessica to our College for this event and I will be asking her to attend the same event next academic year."– Amie Williams, Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College
"Jessica Robinson delivered a very motivational talk to our Level 6 BA (Hons) Fashion & Textiles students as part of their Creative Industries and Employability module. Jessica’s presentation was enlightening, engaging and encouraging and the students clearly enjoyed and benefited from her enthusiastic ideas and her personal experiences in industry. It was a pleasure to welcome Jessica to our module session and I will be asking her to deliver a similar talk to our final year students during the next academic year."– Michael Rutley, Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton
"Jessica delivered two inspiring presentations to our Year 11 students as part of their Cross Curricular Day. Students were clearly engaged, and enjoyed hearing about her hard work and well deserved success. Jessica answered all questions thrown her way, which our students appreciated greatly. Thank you Jessica."– Michaela Page, Head of RE, PSHE & Citizenship, Castleford Academy
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