Jessie Mendiola was best known for her stint at Your Song Presents Boystown,she was also a Star Magic Star. Jessie shared to ABS-CBN.com that she was going to be a part of Kokey @ ako which is the most anticipated teleseryes of ABS-CBN in 2010.
She said,“Nalaman ko two months ago. Nagulat na lang ako nung sinabi sa akin ng handler ko na ‘Jessie standby for Kokey.’ ‘Oh my gosh, Kokey? Magandang opportunity ito for me.’ Alam ko kasing malaki din ang naging following nito sa kids noon.Ang laki ng ratings nung part one ‘di ba? Na-curious ako agad kung anong magiging takbo ng story at sinong ka-love team ko. And I’m really happy na it’s a wholesome show,”. She seems really excited on the teleserye with new roles of being a brat, she also met Ms.Angel Locsin on the meeting and reveals her impression to the one of the hottest stars in the Philippines.
“She’s really nice kasi hindi naman kami nagkawork pa before, hindi kami close. But then she approached me and she introduced herself, so nagulat ako. She was like, ‘Hi I’m Angel’ and she made beso. Then I said, ‘Hi, I’m Jessie po.’ Sabi niya, ‘Hey you’re here pala.’ So parang I felt at ease kasi napakabait pala niya. And the others I met na during the recent trade launch tapos I’ve worked with Direk Wenn (Deramas) sa Volta so masaya lang talaga lahat,” she beamed.
Jessie is so excited with Kokey @ ako teleserye this coming 2010 with her love interest Enrique Gil. She is playing the role of the sister of the kind-hearted scientist played by DJ Duran.