Before joining the team at South Bay as an English/Life Skills teacher; Jennie was Fusion Fairfield’s Post-Secondary Counselor, providing individual guidance and support for each student’s future planning whether it is continuing their education or following their music dreams. She also teaches wellness classes. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders with a Minor in Music from Brigham Young University. She wrote her honors thesis on the delivery of post-operative speech therapy services to individuals with cleft palate in Amman, Jordan. Jennie taught English to youth in leprosy colonies in India and has worked with children and adults of varying learning differences in clinics and schools across the United States. Jennie enjoys traveling, live music, and spending time with friends and family.