Jennifer is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in an interdisciplinary program through Rutgers School of Nursing and the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Urban Systems, with an Urban Health concentration. She attended UCLA as an undergraduate majoring in Anthropology and Gender Studies. She completed her MPH in Urban Health Administration with Rutgers School of Public Health. Jennifer grew up in Palmdale, California, located in the Antelope Valley, a suburb of Los Angeles, where she attended Palmdale High School. She is currently the Program Manager for the Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) at the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center. She also worked in this capacity at Charles Drew University in South Los Angeles prior to moving to New Jersey. She is also among the inaugural cohort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Health Policy Research Scholars. Her dissertation examines women living with HIV and their cervical cancer screening practices.