Health & Fitness

How did you get your start in sports?

I was active from a very young age thanks to my parents. They started me in roller skating and gymnastics from the ages of 3 and 6 respectively. I believe this is where my competitive nature was brought out and I was hooked from then on. I moved on from roller skating and gymnastics after we moved to Ferndale and I got involved in team sports like volleyball and basketball and also ran track from 6th grade through high school. I continued volleyball and basketball into community college and then things quieted down when I found out I was expecting a baby boy! Since sports and fitness were such a huge part of my life, it seemed only natural to go after my BS in Exercise and Sports Science at WWU which lead me to becoming a Personal Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Once life settled down and my son started school and what seemed like an eternity away from sports and competition; in 2008 I discovered Figure competitions thanks to a co-worker. Over the course of the 6 years I competed at 9 different NPC Figure competitions. I found them to be a fun personal challenge, more so with the diet but I learned a lot in the process and know that I can always go back to them when I get the itch! Figure competitions kept me working towards something until I found my next challenge which was more my style; football. Thanks to another co-worker; I was introduced to the LFL, then the Lingerie Football League and since 2013 has become known as the Legends Football League. I played Wide Receiver and Free Safety for the Seattle Mist for 8 years and since retiring after our 2017 Championship season I have now transitioned into being an assistant coach for the team.

Supplements

I got involved with a company called Kyani at the end of 2016 and I’m in love with their supplements. They are the BEST quality products and they have everything you need in 3 simple products: Sunrise, Sunset and Nitro Fx or Extreme which make up the Triangle of Health. I’m linking my site here if you want to check them out. Feel free to message me with any questions about them! I’ve been using them for almost 3 years now! They also have a Premium all natural skin care line if you are interested, also linked here! https://jessicahopkins.kyani.com/us/en-us/

Send me your questions!