Born and raised in New Orleans, Jennifer (also known as Jenn, or J2) is an M.T.S. Candidate and a medical student at Duke (she, her, hers). She majored in neurobiology at Harvard College where she pursued dementia research and advocacy. After graduating, she spent a year in Taipei, Taiwan as a Luce Scholar, focusing on dementia caregiver burden, receiving mentorship in geriatrics and psychiatry, and learning Mandarin and Taiwanese. Her interests have led her to the intersections between medicine, religion & spirituality, music, and mental health.