|Jessie Fleming Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||March 11, 1998|
Jessie Fleming is a Canadian professional soccer player who made a name for herself with her crafty playmaking skills as a teenager and made her debut for the senior national women’s team at the age of just 15 years and 278 days. At the international level, she has been a part of Canadian squads that won the 2015 Four Nations Tournament, the 2016 Algarve Cup, and the Bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games. She was named the ‘Canadian Under-17 Player of the Year’ in 2014 and the ‘Canadian Under-20 Player of the Year’ for 3 years in succession, from 2015 to 2017.
Jessie Alexandra Fleming
London, Ontario, Canada
London, Ontario, Canada
Jessie attended Ryerson Public School at the elementary level. She studied at the London Central Secondary School from grade 9 to 10, and then attended H. B. Beal Secondary School for grade 12.
Professional Soccer Player
- Father – John Fleming
- Mother – Michaele Fleming
- Siblings – Tristan Fleming (Older Brother), Elysse Fleming (Younger Sister)
- 17 – Canada
- 21 – UCLA Bruins
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Canadian descent.
- Toned physique
- Freckled face
- Affable smile
- Straight, shoulder-length hair
- Has a mole on her left cheek
Jessie Fleming Favorite Things
- Sportspersons/Role Models – Simon Whitfield, Steve Prefontaine, Courtney Dauwalter, Muhammad Ali
- Adventure Sports – Skiing, Hiking
- Hobbies/Interests – Photography, Traveling, Reading
- Soccer Player – Andrés Iniesta
- Soccer Club – FC Barcelona
- Ice Hockey Team – London Knights
Jessie Fleming Facts
- Jessie began her college soccer career with the UCLA Bruins in 2016 and scored 2 goals in her very first appearance for the team. In her first year with the team, she was their leading goalscorer with 11 goals in 19 games and was among only 2 freshmen who received All-America honors that year.
- In her sophomore year, she scored 6 goals and recorded 8 assists, helping her team reach the College Cup final. Although it came in a losing cause, she scored a goal in the final game and was selected as a finalist for the Hermann Trophy (annual award to honor the United States’ top college soccer players).
- She was the captain of the Canadian national team that finished as runner-up at the 2013 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship. She was named in the tournament’s ‘Best XI’ and was awarded the ‘Golden Ball’ award for being the tournament’s MVP.
- When she made her senior national team debut for Canada in 2013, she was the 2nd youngest player ever to represent Canada.
Featured Image by Jessie Fleming / Instagram