Jenn is native to the Northwest. She has spent over 35 years living in Portland, Oregon. She was a collegiate basketball player for Rice University in Houston, Texas. She received her BA in Exercise Science and Sports Management. Jenn spent time in management for The Gap, Inc. and almost ten years with Nike primarily in US Retail Store Operations.
Jenn was training for a half-marathon when she was diagnosed Type 1 as a “30 something”. Her world changed quickly and dramatically. Jenn began learning new ways to be active while managing diabetes. An alumni camper from 2008 (Santa Barbara) and 2009 (University of Oregon), Jenn caught the bug for triathlons and enjoys training for races as one of her recreational sports.
Jenn has a family in Portland that she helps to manage, along with several volunteer leadership roles in her community. Jenn enjoys learning about new technologies, baking, watching movies and finding new ways to bolus for pizza!