Facts & Trivia

Did you know that…

→ Jennifer was born in Texas, but raised in West Virginia?
→ Jennifer has two sisters; Melissa (older sibling) and Susannah (younger sibling)?
→ As a child, Jennifer wanted to be an author?
→ Jennifer played the saxaphone in her high school band?
→ Jennifer spent nine years of her adolescence studying ballet, and characterizes her years in dance as consisting of determination rather than talent, being driven mostly by a love of the stage?
→ Jennifer earned a theater degree from Ohio’s Denison University?
→ Is a member of Pi Beta Phi national sorority, Ohio Eta Chapter?
→ After college, Jennifer moved to New York and began auditioning for stage roles, landing her first part only a month after arriving in town, as an understudy in the Broadway production of A Month in the Country (1995)? She earned $150 a week.
→ Jennifer moon-lighted as a hostess at Isabella’s restaurant in New York while trying to launch her acting career?
→ Jennifer says that she is often mistaken for former Power Ranger and Felicity co-star, Amy Jo Johnson?
→ Named one of People Magazine’s “Breakthrough Stars of 2001”?
→ Jennifer spent several weeks playing the role of Roxanne in the play Cyrano de Bergerac at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City (2007)?
→ For her fifth season of Alias, Jennifer was promoted to writer/producer?
→ One of Jennifer’s more unique roles is as the face of recruitment for the CIA? Jennifer recorded the recruitment video during the Summer of 2003.
→ Jennifer’s hometown of Charleston, West Virginia threw a “Baby Shower Night” with all the gifts going to charity (July 9, 2005)?
→ During her appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, Jennifer accidentally revealed the sex of her unborn baby (September 2005)?
→ Jennifer was considered for the role of Carol Ferris in Green Lantern (2011)? The role went to Blake Lively.
→ Jennifer has English, and smaller amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, and Swiss-German ancestry?
→ Jennifer was awarded a Star on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame” on August 20, 2018?
→ Jennifer is the co-founder of “Once Upon a Farm”, producing farm-to-high chair quality meals for children (launched in 2018)?