Jennifer was raised on a cattle ranch at Napier Lake, South of Kamloops. She attended public school in Kamloops and then attended Thompson Rivers University (during which time it was still called Cariboo College). She was accepted into Western College of Veterinarian Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. After graduating from Western College of Veterinarian Medicine in 1994, she then completed an internship at Cornell University in New York. Jennifer returned to Kamloops in 1996 to work with Dr. Paul Christensen and Dr. Craig Dorin.  Jennifer has an amazing husband, Dr. Paul Hunter, who owns Summit Veterinarian Hospital. Jennifer and Paul have two boys, they all love to camp, ski, and enjoy their horses.