Jennifer is from Sierra Vista, AZ, a small city in beautiful southern Arizona. While earning her bachelor’s degree at Arizona State University, she decided to fulfill a long held dream of studying abroad in Mexico. Passionate about studying languages and their respective cultures, she stayed seven years in Mexico teaching English before returning to the U.S. to study a dual master’s degree at the University of New Mexico in Hispanic linguistics and Portuguese. Her language learning journey would continue in Brazil where she spent a summer in Rio de Janeiro and another in Florianópolis. She enjoys staying active, watching sports, reading, dining, and movies.
B.S. Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University
B.A. Spanish, Arizona State University
M.A. Spanish (Hispanic linguistics), University of New Mexico
M.A. Portuguese, University of New Mexico