Jessica Szohr (full name Jessica Karen Szohr) is a model of both Caucasian and African-American descent. Jessica Sohr was discovered at age 16 where she began working as a Kohl's Department Store model, and that ultimately led her to acting, where we know her from Gossip Girl!
For the past two decades, there has been a growing high demand for multi-racial ethnic models. With her exotic good looks, many companies expressed interest in Jessica Szhor model their products in due to a demanding and more diverse demographic.
Jessica has modeled for Crate and Barrel, Mountain Dew, Sears, Quaker Oats, Jockey, Jansport, and Seventeen Magazine, where she received a full page ad for Claire's Boutique. Aside from her Gossip Girl character Vanessa Abrams, her most notable performance may be in the video for "Over You" by Daughtry.