Jennifer grew up in San Jose and attended Saint Francis High School in Mountain View. She graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelors of Science in Political Science in 2003. After completing her first year at Santa Clara University School of Law, Jennifer spent a summer in Tokyo studying the Japanese legal system and interning for a local law firm. When she returned to school, she enrolled in Santa Clara ’s MBA program to complement her legal education. She received her Juris Doctorate and her Masters in Business Administration in 2008. Jennifer received both the Witkin and CALI Awards in Community Property as well as the American Bankruptcy Institute Certificate of Excellence in Bankruptcy for her academic achievement in those courses.