Jen was born in Freeport, Illinois and has an identical twin sister. She is also the mother of 4 children. Before working in early childhood education, Jen worked at the North Carolina zoo! She has 18 years experience working in early childhood and is currently working at Sabal Point Elementary as the VPK teacher and then serves the children at Stepping Stones in the afternoons. Jen loves her family, going to church and listening to the praise band, camping, the beach, concerts and working out.