Jenna Cooper was born and raised here in Corpus Christi, TX. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, double-majoring in Biology (marine concentration) and Chemistry (environmental concentration) in 2006. She continued on to complete her Master's degree in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Law and Policy from TAMUCC as well. In 2007, Jenna became a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Chemistry labs and then was hired as an Adjunt Instructor to teach labs following graduation. In 2013, Jenna joined the First-Year Learning Community Program as an Adjunct. She continues teaching chemistry labs while balancing a full load with the First-Year Learning Community Program.