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“I ask that… all of you celebrate my life and everything I stand for. I ask that you do everything in your power to... [pics] Jessi Combs – A Gallery Tribute

“I ask that… all of you celebrate my life and everything I stand for. I ask that you do everything in your power to share my mission, what I put my entire life on the line for. To reveal to this world what they are capable of, by showing them the confidence and abilities they already possess.”

– Jessi Combs

The text here was taken from the Jessi Combs foundation website.

The Jessi Combs Foundation was founded in 2019. The mission of the foundation is to educate, inspire and empower the next generation of female trailblazers & stereotype-breakers.  The guiding principle is the simple question “What Would Jessi Do?” and the foundation executes this mission via three pillars:

  • Educate
    • Trades were important to Jessi, the very vehicle that provided so many opportunities for her. The foundation will distribute individual scholarships and in-kind partner donations to educational institutions and learning centers to continually be a driving force behind the next generation of female tradespeople
    • Live event workshops will allow the foundation to keep alive and well the one-on-one interactions that Jessi loved so much
  • Inspire
    • This will resonate via in-house projects, as the foundation looks to continually set new bars on her behalf
    • The foundation will continually utilize our voice to shine light on those whose achievements, talents and art inspire others
  • Empower
    • Grants and Event Sponsorships will be the primary tools to support the efforts of events or attempted achievements that align with the barrier smashing attitude Jessi embodied

These images are from my personal collection as well as some from the Exhibit at the Peteresen Auto Museum. Please take a few minutes to visit her foundation website and follow her request to celebrate her life and accomplishments.

You are greatly loved and missed by so many my dear friend.

Corey Osborne Co-creator

After 23 years of corporate life, I decided to pursue my passions in the off road industry. Specializing in marketing, visibility, relationship and brand building, and acting as MetalCloak's field marketing representative, I have travelled across the country (quite a few times!) using Metalcloak’s CTI (Corner Travel Index) to educate the off road enthusiast. I have also worked with Jeep Jamboree USA as event staff, to provide additional value and education to its participants. I've been fortunate enough to work with both international as well as domestic media; have attended most of the off-road events across our country; and have driven a wide variety of vehicles. I'm a certified PADI scuba instructor and have a BS in Computer Science.

  • Phillip Thorpe

    October 7, 2019 #1 Author

    Corey, These photos are amazing. She is a special soul that will be missed by so many. She was the biggest reason I got into watching off-road racing and still a big reason I want to learn to weld.

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  • Chris Rea

    October 7, 2019 #2 Author

    Corey is there any chance I could get the pictures from the 2018 EMC? I was Jessi’s codriver that year and this is the first I’ve seen the picture of the bomber or the one with the two of us and Gerald.

    Let me know how much $$, where to send, and how to contact you.

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  • Barbara Rainey

    October 7, 2019 #3 Author

    Thank you for sharing these, Corey. She was one in a million, maybe a billion. I miss her smile and laugh.

    Reply

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