Prior to joining SUTD, Jamie was a music student at School Of The Arts, Singapore (SOTA). Having undergone the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) in her time at SOTA, Jamie has developed a fair background in research and writing. She has undertaken academic research on a diversity of topics, such as science and mathematics, English literature, music history and analysis, and knowledge itself.

Aside from reading and writing, Jamie enjoys playing the piano and Touch Rugby in her free time.