Jessica Karen Szohr is an American actress from Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
She is of Hungarian, African-American, Irish, and English descent.
Szohr started her screen career appearing on television shows such as CSI: Miami and What About Brian. She gained recognition in 2007 with her breakthrough role as Vanessa Abrams on The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl. She has also appeared in feature films including the 2010 horror film Piranha 3D, the 2011 comedy I Don't Know How She Does It, and the 2013 film The Internship. Jessica can currently be seen playing the role of Gretchen Polk on the USA Networks TV series Complications.