Director of Programs
Jenny was originally hired as Director of Outreach and Community Development in 2011, but soon changed to Director of Programs in 2012. Prior to joining CYC, Jenny served as Assistant Director for Foster Youth Programs at the CSU Office of the Chancellor where she coordinated statewide efforts to expand post-secondary educational opportunities for students from foster care. Jenny also served as Interim Director of the Renaissance Scholars at Cal Poly Pomona and was the Director of Guardian Scholars at Cal State Fullerton, where she developed and improved on-campus support programs that ensure admission, retention, and graduation for former foster youth. For over twelve years, Jenny has been an adult supporter for both the Los Angeles and Orange County Chapters of CYC and has assisted in the personal and professional development of youth to become empowered leaders in their community. Jenny holds a master's degree in social work from the University of Southern California and earned her bachelor's degree in human services from Cal State Fullerton.