Jessie Prescott is an idealistic 18-year old girl from a rural town in Texas who moves to New York to live her dream but instead she becomes the nanny for the Ross kids.


Jessie is an idealistic, big-dreamed starry eyed teen who does her best to aim high. It was revealed in New York, New Nanny, that her dad taught her how to fly a helicopter, she's was straight-A student in school, she has a squeaky-clean record, she's a well-rounded girl, and she loves music.

Character History

In "New York, New Nanny", Jessie moves to New York. She is given a job as a nanny after one of the kids, Zuri sees her out on the street. She denies, but is hired anyway. She then moves into Ross Manor where she'll meet the other kids: Emma, a bubbly 13-year old who tries to reshape the world, Ravi, a 10-year old Indian adoptee who is imbued with his Indian culture, but is thrilled about being in the US, and Luke, the 12-year old American adoptee who is very mischievous and loves to play video games. She also meets her co-workers: Tony, the 20-year old doorman who she gets a crush on, and Bertram, the frosty butler who assists her in raising the kids.

In "The Talented Mr. Kipling", Jessie saved Mr. Kipling from being evicted from the apartment by Mrs. Chesterfield.

In "Used Karma", she accepts a lunch date with Tony, and Emma gives her advice from teen magazines.

In "Zombie Tea Party 5", she teams up with Luke to beat the rival paintball team that wins every year.

In "One Day Wonders", she writes a song that a record producer hears, and she's over the moon with excitement over her big break.but she has a viral with luke.

In "Zuri's New Old Friend", she reveals that she reads in Twilight Saga and is "Team Jacob".

Memorable Quotes

New York, New Nanny

  • Jessie: (to Emma) "Go out there and kick some asteroid!"

Used Karma

  • Jessie: (to herself about Taylor Lautner) "Off, on, off, on, off, on."
  • Jessie: (to Tony) "Come on. All day long you've been trying to get with this!"
  • Jessie: (to kids) "Guys, it's just a movie. Hold my hand!"