Jillian grew up in Middletown, Pennsylvania very near to the birthplace of Hershey's chocolate. She first hit the stage at age eight and never left.
After studying journalism at Villanova University, Jillian attended the two-year conservatory program at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. She's also worked extensively as an improviser at the Upright Citizens Brigade.
Jillian's most recent credits include Sinister Assistant (Tubi Originals), This Is Us (NBC), Give Me An A (XYZ Films; Cannes 2023), and La Ciguapa Siempre (Netflix). She's also been featured in several national commercials for Armor All, Carl's Jr., Hasbro, and The General.
Outside of acting, Jillian owns Red Pen Wench, a writing and career services business, for which she hosts a YouTube channel with weekly videos built to empower job seekers of all ages.