From: Raleigh, NC
Born in Raleigh, Jenny began dancing at age 4. She received her formal training as a professional division student at the Raleigh School of Ballet, and became a member of the pre-professional company, Raleigh Dance Theatre (RDT), under the direction of Mary LeGere. In addition to performing with RDT Jenny was given the opportunity to choreograph several pieces on RDT that were selected to be performed at South East Region Ballet Association (SERBA) festivals. Her piece, Duets for Three, was also performed in RDT’s 2014 Spring Repertoire. During the summers, Jenny trained at Houston Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Carolina Ballet and Atlanta Ballet. As a child, Jenny performed in many Carolina Ballet productions, including Nutcracker, Cinderella, Coppelia and La Sylphide. In high school, she continued performing with Carolina Ballet as a student in company roles in Nutcracker and Giselle. She trained and performed with Carolina Ballet during the 2014-2015 season, and was invited to join as a Trainee for the 2015-2016 season.