Jennifer was born in Kennewick, WA. she grew up in Huachuca City, AZ, and Thorntown, IN. Jennifer moved from Brownsburg, IN in 2014 to Lake Mary, FL. She now resides in Deltona, FL with her husband and stepdaughters. Jennifer attended Indianapolis University – Purdue University of Indianapolis (IUPUI) as a teen for Spanish studies. She obtained her B. A. from Millikin University in Decatur, IL. She then attended the Barry University of Orlando, FL where she obtained her J.D. While she attended Barry University, she received a Book Award in the International Studies of Sea Piracy. In law school, she was a member of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF). During her undergraduate program, Jennifer was a member of Alpha Phi Omega (APO).
Jennifer has volunteered for soup kitchens in Decatur, IL, Indianapolis, IN, and Lafayette, IN, as well as Habitat with Humanity. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys ballroom dancing, painting with acrylics, and reading for leisure.