Jennifer was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she graduated from Walter Hines Page High School. She received a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with a second major in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her Juris Doctor from Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina.
At Elon University School of Law, Jennifer was the vice president of the Public Interest Law Society and a member of the Family Law Society. During law school, Jennifer interned at the Elon University School of Law Field Placement Clinic with Legal Aid of North Carolina where she represented clients in domestic violence court proceedings.
Jennifer's passion for family law began in college while working summers as a runner / legal assistant at a firm in Greensboro. She continued to work for the firm on a part time basis while in law school and after graduating and passing the North Carolina Bar Exam. Jennifer relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2011 and now proudly calls the Queen City home.