Jennifer was born in Paradise and was raised in Oroville, California. She attended Butte College, then sought out a career in financial services. She has worked in banking and investments since 1999. She and her two boys, Kaleb and Colsen, and her family love spending time on the water. They all enjoy water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing and deep sea fishing. They also love snow sports, horseback riding, and the boys participate in team sports year round.