Jennie grew up in Hudsonville, MI, not far from Lake Michigan. She graduated in 2012 from Hope College with a BS in Biology.
After graduation, Jennie served as an Environmental Education Intern at the Bald Head Island Conservancy in North Carolina. She enjoyed teaching children and adults about the natural areas of Bald Head Island as well as helping with the Sea Turtle Conservation program. After completing her internship, she spent 3 terms with the Conservation Corps of MN.
Jennie enjoys being part of the Eagle Bluff team. Eagle Bluff provides a wonderful learning environment for students, visitors and staff alike.
In her free time she enjoys kayaking, biking, gardening and spending time with friends and family.