Jillian majored in English and French at Washington College. She worked in the Writing Center, the Office of Student Activities, and the Office of Academic Skills. In addition, she was a member of the Equestrian Team and the French Club.
Jillian was a member of Pi Delta Phi, the French Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, and Phi Beta Kappa. After graduation, she will be starting work as a Recruiter for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C.