Jade was originally born in Louisiana, but moved to Penrose when she was just over a year old. She grew up playing soccer and basketball organized by the Canon City Recreation District. She attended Florence High School where she played volleyball, basketball, soccer and ran cross-country. She pursued basketball at Otero College in La Junta. Jade graduated with her Associates of Arts degree in General Studies.
In her free time, she likes to spend time with her animals, go outdoors or watch sports.