- Full Name Jessica Griffin
- Occupation Certified Psychologist
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Ohio, USA
- Birth Date Aug 13, 1977
- Age 46 Years, 1 Months
Jessica Griffin | BiographyFounder and CEO of a Relationship Company Lovebuilder, Inc
She then started teaching Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in February 2006 as an associate professor, the position she holds to date. She is also the executive director of the UMMS Child Trauma Training Center, which she developed in 2012.
Jessica Griffin is an American Clinical psychologist famous for being a relationship expert on reality shows Seven Year Switch and Married at First Sight.
Who is Jessica Griffin?
Jessica Griffin is a psychologist, child trauma and relationship expert, consultant, public speaker, television personality, and educator.
She began her career working as a psychologist at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in August 2003.
She then started teaching Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in February 2006 as an associate professor, the position she holds to date.
She is also the executive director of the UMMS Child Trauma Training Center, which she developed in 2012.
Griffin later appeared as a relationship expert on reality television shows like Seven Year Switch from 2015 to 2018 and Married at First Sight from 2018 to 2019.
In addition, Griffin is the CEO of a relationship company, Lovebuilder, Inc., which provides web-based training for couples and parents.
Age and Early Bio
Born in 1977 in Ohio, Griffin celebrates her birthday on 13 August every year.
She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology from The College of Wooster in 1999. She then obtained a Psy.D. in Clinical and Forensic Psychology in 2003 from William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School.
‘Married at First Sight’
Married at First Sight is a reality television show that follows single individuals who agree to get legally married to strangers when they meet one another. Those partners are chosen for them by a team of relationship experts.
Griffin joined on the sixth season as a relationship expert in 2018, replacing Rachel DeAlto. However, she left the show following season 8 after getting engaged with the show’s season 6 cast member Jonathan “Jon” Francetic.
Relationship expert Viviana Coles replaced Griffin in season 9.
Griffin is engaged to her future husband, Jon Francetic, a financial associate. Francetic was paired with commercial insurance adjuster Molly Duff on Married at First Sight season 6. Still, the two called it quit on Decision Day in April 2018.
Griffin and Francetic began dating more than five months after the season wrapped. In September 2018, Francetic confirmed he was dating Griffin and then admitted that he was in love with her by the end of the year.
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On 13 April 2019, Francetic proposed to Griffin at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. He announced their engagement on Instagram the following day, along with a photo of the couple showing off their engagement ring.
Griffin also shared the news on Instagram, along with a few pictures of their Grand Canyon gateway.
According to a subsequent article published by People, a friend of the newly engaged couple told the magazine that Francetic proposed after their hike.
Describing the moment, a friend of the couple said, “He was so nervous! Jessica had no idea what was happening. It was a total surprise.”
The couple had scheduled their wedding date for 2 October 2020 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of 2022, they have not set a new wedding date, but they admit that their love for one another is still strong.
Griffin has three children — two sons, Carter and Jack, and one daughter, Delaney — from her previous marriage. However, she has never revealed her first husband.
She currently lives in Massachusetts with her future husband, three children, and Australian Shepard.