Jennie is a native of the Pacific Northwest, graduating from Sammamish High School. She met her husband Matt while filling in at a small manufacturing company during the summer after graduation. They recently celebrated 22 years of marriage. Jennie and Matt have three children: Katie, Jonathan and Nathaniel. They have attended Lake Tapps Christian Church since 2004 with all three of their kids attending and graduating from LTCP&K. Matt works with the East Pierce Fire Department. The family is proud to be rooted in the community. Jennie is thankful that God led her family to Lake Tapps. It has been a huge part of their families lives. When she is not teaching, she is involved in the ministry of Lake Tapps Christian Church leading high school youth group and staffing the nursery. She enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.