A graduate of Stanford University and Stanford Business School, Jennifer formed Girls’ Club Entertainment, LLC as an umbrella entertainment company to develop and produce independent films, screenplays, and documentaries with strong social, political, and cultural significance. Through Girls’ Club Entertainment, Jennifer produced and starred in the short thriller Waiting for Anna, which premiered in a private screening at Paramount Studios, was a quarterfinalist in the Chrysler-Hypnotic-Universal $1 Million Short Film Competition, garnered a seven-year distribution deal with Hypnotic, and has screened at the Sundance Film Festival, the Santa Monica Film Festival, the Semarang- Indonesia International Film Festival, and the San Francisco International Film Festival amongst others. Girls’ Club is presently developing several Africa based projects in addition to a psychological female thriller that is in development with Barry Levinson. Prior to receiving her MBA, Jennifer acquired a solid business skill-set forging new business opportunities in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the United States for Conservation International (CI), a world-renowned conservation organization, and Almundo/Asatej, a Latin-American internet start-up.
During business school, Jennifer began her formal acting studies at the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) in San Francisco. Since then, she has studied with several of Hollywood’s premier acting coaches -- Larry Moss, John Kirby, and Leigh Kilton Smith. Jennifer has appeared on the TV shows Presidio Med (CBS), Strong Medicine (Lifetime), She Spies (NBC), and Cracking Up (Fox), etc., in addition to several daytime soaps and pilots presentations. Jennifer co-starred in Roger Christian’s British/Indian co-production American Daylight opposite Koel Purie, Vijay Raaz, Gulshan Grover, and Nick Moran; and, she worked with Jack Nicholson, Amanda Peet, Diane Keaton, and Frances McDormand in the Sony/Warner Brothers’ backed Something’s Gotta Give. She has also starred in numerous independent films (Zen Noir, Hades Night, Raw Footage, etc.,) which are currently on the international film festival circuit. Her portrayal of twins- one a femme fatale and the other a cerebral, bookworm- in the stage production of The Twin Sister garnered rave reviews from Backstage West, sold-out audiences, and an offer to reopen the show in Hollywood next year. Aside from playing the role of Kelly in Catching India, Jennifer is attached to star in a modern day rendition of Belle du Jour, currently titled Affair Haven, with director Craig Singer (A Good Night to Die, Dead Dogs Lie) in addition to several other international film projects.
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