Jessie was the son of Stella Lombard and lived with his mother and abusive step-father, Roger Lombard.
Jesse was arrested by Roman Brady in 1992 for owning a handgun. Carrie met Jesse and was attracted to him, but they soon became friends. Both Jessie and Carrie wanted to move out of their current homes and decided to rent an apartment together. When Jesse's mother, Stella, was killed, Jesse decided to leave Salem.
Roger Lombard was an abusive step-father and husband who hit Kimberly Brady while driving drunk. After getting out of jail on bail, Roger was counseled by Dr. Marlena Evans Brady. Roger eventually cleaned his act up and fell in love with Marlena. Though he denied it to his wife Stella, he eventually realized he did love Marlena. When Stella was killed after being hit by a truck, Roger left Salem.
Stella Lombard was the mother of Jesse Lombard and AnOlderBoy Lombard. She was married to Roger Lombard, who was an abusive alcoholic. In 1992, Stella's husband Roger hit Kimberly Brady while driving drunk. Roger, Stella, and Jesse all went to family counseling with Marlena, but Stella was insanely jealous of Marlena. Roger fell in love with Marlena and Stella was convinced that Marlena was planning on stealing her husband. Stella kidnapped Marlena when she was supposed to be going out of town on a business trip and she trapped her in a pit at an abandoned warehouse. Marlena was held down there for weeks. When the police realized something was wrong, Stella decided to flee town. Knowing that the entire warehouse was going to be demolished, Stella decided to let the police know where Marlena was. However when she tried to call them from a pay-phone, a truck swerved off the road and hit her. Stella died in the hospital trying to tell her son about Marlena.