Jen Hakenson


Jenifer Hakenson teaches American Sign Language. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies and a K-12 Multi-Subject California Teaching Credential, w/ CLAD. She honed her signing skills while assisting in a Deaf and Hard of Hearing program for Deaf students and their Deaf teacher for 7 years.

Her teaching career has brought her a variety of experiences from teaching preschool, public elementary, Deaf students, all the way to mentoring pregnant and parenting high school teens.

Living near the ocean brings Jenifer her peace. Chances are you have seen her puttering along Hwy 101 in her vintage green golf-cart turned “surf-cart”, looking for a donut shop or her favorite ceviche!