JEN was born in Miami and raised in Marathon, Florida. At age 4, she began her journey as a musician learning to play the guitar, drums, and piano. Throughout high school, JEN was at the top of the ranks in her marching band, playing first chair saxophone for four years. After graduation, she made the Florida Keys her permanent home and became involved in the local music scene. By 1997 JEN officially began her career as a professional singer, songwriter, and musician, playing covers and originals to thousands of fans worldwide. Many fans flocked to see her at the world-famous Hog's Breath Saloon in Key West, Dirty Harry's, The Smokin' Tuna, Sloppy Joes, and Dockside of Marathon, Florida.
She caught the eye of Nick Carter and his family in 2000 and was quickly signed to Aaron Carter's Spectra Music label with Jane Carter as management. As more doors began to open, JEN's songwriting earned her several awards from Billboard Music, People's Choice, and ASCAP. Over the past two decades, JEN has performed, opened for, and recorded with artists including Nick Carter, Aaron Carter, 38. Special, Molly Hatchet, Vince Neil, Sebastian Bach, Jarrod Neiman, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Rick Derringer, O-Town, Lindsey Pagano, Clarence Clemmons of the E Street Band, Asia, AJ Mclean, and many more.
JEN was ultimately signed to a recording and publishing deal with longtime friend and writing partner Nick Carter in 2007 under the Kaotic Records label. Since then, JEN has had the opportunity to co-write and record with Grammy-nominated and Grammy award-winning producers such as Dre (Andre Harris) and Vidal Davis, Swift and Bruce Wayne of Midi Mafia, Brent Kuntzle of One Republic, and many others. She also co-wrote two songs for Nick Carter's album "I'm Taking Off," titled "Special" and "Falling in Love Again."
JEN is currently living in the Murphy, North Carolina area working on her next single. When JEN isn't rocking her Solo show or touring with her band, she is busy collaborating with other writers and recording new music. You can listen to a new song called "Step by Step" which JEN placed in the movie "A Snowy Day in Oakland," now streaming on IMDb.
NEW SINGLE COMING OUT SOON!!