Jennifer grew up in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. She came to Marshall University for her B.S. undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and graduated in 2007 as part of the Yeager Scholarship. She attended Marshall University School of Medicine and graduated in 2011. She trained at Marshall University for her pediatrics residency from July 2011 to June 2014. She joined the Pediatrics Department in September 2014. In July 2021, was named the pediatric medical consultant for the West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program (WVCHIP). She lives in Huntington with her husband and four children.