Jennifer grew up in Denton, Texas, before moving with her family to Georgia. She ventured out to college at the University of Nebraska in Kearney to study media, marketing, music, and design. Returning to Georgia, her career in alcohol sales started in 2007 in a retail shop in Suwanee where she promoted through the ranks to become the store manager. In these formative years, Jennifer studied wine under a renowned British sommelier. She also discovered a passion for bourbon during a trip through several distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Jennifer pursued her whiskey education and became a certified Stave & Thief bourbon steward in 2020. Before joining the Grapes & Grains team, Jennifer traveled throughout Georgia and South Carolina as a brand ambassador. She truly enjoys introducing people to new and different whiskeys.