Instagrammer who made headlines by losing 185 pounds in just 15 months. She uses her platform to share her subsequent struggle with excess skin, promote body positivity and raise awareness about the dangers of obesity to her 50,000 followers. Her Instagram username is jessica_vsg44 .
She grew up in Peru, Illinois and struggled with her weight from an early age.
Her weight loss journey has been covered by outlets like People, In Touch and Refinery29.
She credits her mother with inspiring her to lose weight.
She once took an Instagram photo with singer Drew Baldridge.