Jennifer Nguyen was born and raised in Rochester, New York. She graduated from Houghton College in New York with a degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Languages (TESOL) and a minor in Spanish. Her student teaching placement was completed in Buffalo, New York and she taught in Charleston, South Carolina as an ESL teacher for a year and a half. She completed her Masters in Education at Liberty University with a Reading Specialist Endorsement in 2019. 
Mrs. Nguyen moved to San Diego in the Spring of 2018, with her husband, an officer in the Navy, and two rescue dogs, Jackson and Savannah. She enjoys spending time outside with her family and doing anything creative. Mrs. Nguyen enjoys learning about students and their cultures while helping them to acquire the English skills they need to be successful.