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Jen Highland


I was born at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, but have lived in Michigan for close to 15 years before moving to Indiana. I love Indiana, it's where I met my husband Chris in 1998 and we had our son Cody in 2008.


  • Graduated from William Henry Harrison High, West Lafayette, IN
  • Attended Ivy Tech State College, Lafayette, IN, studying Psychology and English

Work Experience:

  • Lafayette Life Insurance Company – Administrative Assistant
  • Purdue University – Health and Human Sciences Student Services Secretary

Advice for Boilermakers:

Participate. Purdue has so much to offer, go out and participate in everything you can! Relax. Enjoy your time here, learn, and be the best Boilermaker you can be!

Fun Facts:

  • I am a twin and love it!
  • I enjoy spending time with my family, we all love boating
  • I love doing crafty things and redecorating my home (and others!)