Born without legs, Jen’s biological parents had left her at the hospital. One would think she would be destined for a life of hardship. However, the hand of destiny brought her an amazing adoptive family, who gave her one simple rule, “Never say the word, Can’t.” As a child, Jen was obsessed with gymnastics, and her idol was gold-medalist, Dominique Moceanu. In fact, watching Dominique on TV, helped inspire Jen to start competing herself. Seemingly against all odds, Jen went on to compete against able-bodied athletes and became a State Champion in power tumbling. As a part of her amazing story and as a twist of fate Jen later learned that Dominique Moceanu which was her childhood gymnastics idol, turned out to be her biological
Always challenging herself, Jen transitioned into not only an accomplished acrobat but an accomplished aerialist. As such, she traveled internationally with Britney Spears’ World Tour, and appeared as the headliner at the prestigious Palazzo hotel in Las
Vegas, and the Shangri La hotel in Dubai
Jen’s incredible story has been featured on multiple shows, including HBO Real Sports, being featured in one of the well-renowned TED talks, 20/20 and as well as Good Morning America. She is currently living in Los Angeles, CA and has added a successful speaking career to her list of accomplishments
Jen hopes to not only inspire but to also motivate others to believe that anything is truly possible. Jen had published her first book “Everything is Possible” in the month of September 2016.