Jen DeJong began working in youth ministry in 2002 as the Youth Program Coordinator at First Presbyterian Church in Nashville, TN. She currently serves as the Vice President of Innovation for Ministry Architects, overseeing work with many of their churches.
Jen graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in Cognitive Studies and a minor in Communications. She also earned a M.S. at Vanderbilt in Developmental Psychology with a special emphasis on parental involvement in teenagers’ extracurricular activities.
She currently resides in Springfield, Illinois with her husband, Marc, and their two daughters, Maria and Rose.