Jessica Mbangeni started singing at the age of 6 at Sunday School in the Eastern Cape town of Transkei. The community church was central to her upbringing and her exceptional voice and devotion by the age of just 16, saw her appointed Youth Leader at the Church.
Jessica joined a number of choirs at the Eastern Cape Technicon. She used to Minister with Music at the Trinity Broadcasting Network.
In 1999 she moved to Johannesburg where she trained vocally with some of South Africa’s foremost singers – Sibongile Mngoma, Vicky Vilakazi and attended the school of performing arts headed by the ‘father of South African theatre’, Gibson Kente.