Dan Jennings provides leadership to the statewide 4-H Youth Livestock program for all species and subsequent disciplines, providing a platform of mastery level events where youth can learn, socialize, and compete beyond the county experience. Dan’s expertise allows for innovative programs and events in skillathons, quality assurance, evaluation/judging, exhibition, and youth leadership conferences. Dan also provides support to all county staff, volunteers, and youth for animal science projects, teaching life skills and creating educational pathways and future career opportunities for thousands of youth annually. Dan holds a bachelor of science from the Ohio State University in animal science and a masters of science from Michigan State University in swine nutrition. Dan has been with Illinois Extension since 1993.
Daniel J. Jennings
4-H Youth Development Extension Educator, Animal Systems
1100 E. Warrenville Rd.
Naperville, Illinois 60563