Jennifer has been working in social services for the past 7 years. She began working with individuals with developmental disabilities. She found a passion to help those in need and wanted to do more. She has worked as a mental health practitioner and in crisis intervention. She currently works with at-risk youth services and collaborates daily with many resources in the southern Illinois communities.
She went to Eastern Illinois University and graduated with a Bachelor degree in Family and Consumer Sciences in the Family Services program in 2016.