Born and raised in Central Pennsylvania, Jena currently lives in Mechanicsburg with her husband, Josh; their two children, Jackson (age 18) and Kiera (age 12); and their two Cairn Terriers. She volunteers her time as a coach and Vice President of Cheerleading for the Mechanicsburg Midget Football Association.
Jena is a graduate of Penn State where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Before attending law school, Jena established a rewarding career in human services focused primarily in the field of foster care. She and her family spent almost a decade living in North Carolina before they returned to Pennsylvania in 2012. Shortly thereafter, Jena decided to pursue her longtime goal of becoming an attorney. In May 2016, Jena obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law where she was a member of the Woolsack Honor Society.