Jessy Navarro was originally born in Guerrero, Mexico. Her family immigrated to the United States and settled in North Carolina. The day she legally changed her name from Jesus Navarro to Jessy Navarro. She was unsure if her family would respect a life-changing decision. Aware of her culture's machismo and toxic masculinity. Navarro's Mexican family respectfully accepted her decision and supported her transition. For two years, Navarro has lived in San Francisco; away from home, she found a second Family.