Jenny grew up in McLean County, Illinois. As a member of the Blazing Saddles 4-H Club, she enjoyed exhibiting horses and visual arts projects as well as serving as a club officer. She earned her B.S. in Agribusiness from Illinois State University. Jenny currently serves as MSPR Program Manager in the Member Services and Public Relations (MSPR) division at Illinois Farm Bureau. In this role, she coordinates the statewide Young Leader programs for members ages 18-35. Prior to her current position, Jenny led the Youth Education and Collegiate Programs for Illinois Farm Bureau which incorporated work with both 4-H and FFA members, including the coordination of the Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliates Youth Conference as well as the Premier 20 Conference, which brings together the top 10 Illinois 4-H and the top 10 Illinois FFA members for leadership training and networking. Jenny continues to supervise the Youth Education & Collegiate Programs while focusing most of her time on Young Leaders. She resides in Bloomington, Illinois, where she volunteers with the McLean County 4-H Horse Program.