Jennifer grew up in Queens, New York. In the spring of 2003, while taking a children’s literature class in college, she had to write a children’s book. Needing illustrations, she found a coloring book about Noah’s Ark. Jennifer enjoyed writing the story, and in 2009 decided to write one about her son Seth, and their cat, in her children’s book, Rusty My Playful Cat.
She lives in the Houston area with her husband, two sons, one dog, and two cats.