Jennifer was born in Oregon. She is a registered member of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians. After high school she attended the University of Oregon and received her Bachelors in Family and Human Services in the College of Education, in 2008. With her degree she went back to work with the Tribes as a Family and Human Services Caseworker. Jennifer returned to the University Of Oregon’s College of Education to obtain her Masters in Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education in 2010. After Graduating in 2011, she Married her Husband and joined him in the Wood River Valley to begin her career in education. She taught early childhood special education for 5 years, and became a mother. After having her 2 children, Josephine and Jackson, she was moved to the kindergarten classroom. She taught Kindergarten for 2 years and then decided to make a shift to the private school sector. She now teaches toddlers at the Sun Valley Community School.
Jennifer is a committed member of the community with an educational background that is committed to the success of Syringa Mountain School.