Jenni was born in San Diego and moved to Lake Arrowhead, CA when she was in middle school. She majored in English and minored in Geography at UCLA. While there, she worked at the UCLA Lab School which is renowned for its commitment to diversity and innovation. She then went on to obtain her Master's in Education and teaching credentials (English and multiple subject) from Pepperdine University.
In addition to her experience teaching, Jenni is also a mother to three boys under the age of six. In her rare free moments, she can be found reading the New Yorker or scouting out new and exciting treats on the shelves of Trader Joe's.