Kelley Alice Jakle (born June 27, 1989) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role as Jessica in Pitch Perfect (2012) and its two sequels Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017). She is also known for her appearances on the first and second seasons of The Sing-Off in 2009 and 2010.
Jakle was born in Carmichael, California. She was active in music from an early age, performing as part of the Sacramento Children's Chorus, singing The Star-Spangled Banner at sporting events (including a San Francisco 49ers game in 2006) and auditioning for the singing contest American Idol. Jakle began writing music in 2003.
After graduating from Loretto High School, Jakle attended the University of Southern California, where she majored in communications. In 2007, Jakle joined the USC a cappella group the SoCal VoCals. During her tenure in the SoCal VoCals, the group won the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella in 2008 and again in 2010.