Coach Jen originally hails from Laurel, Maryland and currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia. She earned her B.S. degree in Wildlife Management, and later received her Master of Science degree in Environmental Science and Policy. She currently works as a Wildlife Biologist for the Environmental Protection Agency. Jen started playing sports at age 9, and has remained active throughout her life. She began training Muay Thai in May 2008 under Kru Vivek Nakarmi and Kru Brooks Miller and has been hooked ever since, so much so that she is a part of the Pentagon MMA Fight Team, with an amateur Muay Thai fight record of 2-0. Physical fitness has always been a very important part of her life, and she looks forward to helping and motivating others so they may achieve their own fitness goals as well. Jen also enjoys fishing, running, cooking, spending time with her family and friends, and reading.