Jessie Harrison from McDonough, Georgia, is recognized as one of the most accomplished sport shooters in the world. She took silver in the Lady Open division at the 2017 IPSC Handgun World Shoot, and is known to be the first female shooter to achieve the rank of Grand Master (GM) in the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA). She achieved the rank of GM in USPSA's Open division. In earning this prestigious classification, she must achieve an average of 95% or higher in the classification courses. Harrison competes in multiple shooting disciplines which include USPSA, IPSC, Steel Challenge and NRA Action Pistol. She began shooting in Cowboy Action Shooting and transitioned to more modern disciplines, to begin her career, through 3-Gun and Steel challenge. With this, in 2001, she has won more championship tiles in the state, regional, national, and world competitions than any other female shooter.
Harrison began her shooting career at a young age with her father, also a world champion. Her first World Champion title was earned in the Cowboy Action Shooting competition. She has also earned national and world titles from the prestigious Bianchi Cup, Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships. Harrison is part of Team Weatherby as a celebrity spokesperson for the conservation of the sport of shooting and hunting. She is also the Team Captain of Team Taurus where she competes in world and national championships. Other than competing, Harrison is also a co-host on the Friends of NRA television show on the Outdoor Channel.