Jenny supports the Texas College Access Network (TxCAN), maintaining partnerships with network member organizations, planning and coordinating convenings and professional development activities and overseeing communication.
Prior to joining CFT, Jenny was the program specialist for Southern Methodist University’s College Knowledge program. She also was an assistant coordinator for the SMU Center for Child and Community Development, coordinating multiple school district projects and events including the annual Dual Language Institute for Teachers who serve English Language Learners.
Jenny holds a bachelor’s in human rights and public policy and a master’s in dispute resolution and conflict management from Southern Methodist University.
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"I love working for CFT because I am able to support a variety of education stakeholders who will ultimately positively impact students’ lives in the state of Texas."
"I am like a drop of water on a rock. After drip, drip, dripping in the same place, I begin to leave a mark, and I leave my mark in many people's hearts."
— Rigoberta Menchu