Jennifer studied at the prestigious Actors' Studio in Los Angeles and graduated from the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. She grew up in Pennsylvania and studied at Penn State with a dual major in Theater and Biochemistry. She worked for a little while at the Centers for Disease Control as a biochemist before she broke out and started performing in theatre productions throughout the east coast. She then moved to Los Angeles where her film/TV career started to blossom. She now lives and works in Atlanta, GA; where the business is booming.