is a 18 year veteran of the advertising and marketing world. Currently the Executive Creative Director at an experiential marketing agency in downtown Los Angeles, Jen creates compelling consumer-centric experiences for brands like Nike, Red Bull and Microsoft.
It was her curiosity for the world that led her to a career in the creative field. This curiosity also inspires the life she has created for herself and her daughter. Jen and Kaia have lived in Denver and Santa Fe before settling in Los Angeles 7 years ago.
is a freshman in high school and definitely shares her mother's creativity, but she was lucky enough to inherit that from both sides. Kaia's father, and Jen's ex-husband is a talented illustrator and DJ. His mother, Kaia's grandmother, is world renowned installation artist Senga Nengudi. This creative spirit is an important connective piece in blending both sides of the family.
Kaia shares the Scandinavian heritage from her mom's side and West African heritage from her dad's side along with a few other surprises sprinkled in.
She is an avid volleyball player and spends most of her time inside a gym or a classroom, with occasional breaks for the beach!