Alexxiss Jackson grew up in Detroit, Michigan and graduated with a duel Bachelor of Arts in Film/Video Studies and English from the University of Michigan. As a Director of Photography, she heads the camera, lighting and grip departments on a variety of productions, including films, commercials and music videos — which she also directs. Among her responsibilities are aspects of production like camera movement, camera angles, lighting, setting up shots and working with the Director to tell a story visually.

Her work has been recognized at least 20 times from a number of international bodies, including a Best Music Video award from the SharpCuts International Film and Music Festival in Toronto, Canada in 2011, an Award of Merit from the Accolade Global Film Competition in San Diego, California in 2014 and an Official Selection in the 2018 Da Bounce Urban Film Festival in Amsterdam.