Jemima started dancing at the age of 3 at the Lilibeth C. Trinidad Dance and Exercise Center in Cabanatuan City. She graduated from the Philippine High School for the Arts, Majoring in Ballet, in 2011. She joined the company as an apprentice at the age of 16 and was promoted to junior company member a year after.
For the company, she has essayed significant roles such as Princess Florine in Sleeping Beauty, Prinsesa in Crisostomo Ibarra, Gintong Usa in Alice Reyes' Rama Hari, Love-in-Idleness in A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Peasant Pas de Deux and Zulme in Giselle.
A dance major at the College of St. Benilde, Jemima was a finalist at the National Music Competition for Young Artists (NAMCYA) in 2009, placed 8th at the first Asian Grand Prix International Ballet Competition in 2011 in Hong Kong, was a semi-finalist at the 2012 Rudolf Nureyev International Ballet Competition in Budapest, Hungary, competed at the 2014 USA Jackson International Ballet Competition and won third place at the 1st CCP Ballet Competition. For the company’s 47th Season, she garnered the titular role as the Firebird, for Firebird and Other Ballets. She has also recently portrayed the role of Odette/Odile for the 2017 production of Swan Lake.