Jennifer Pledger has an Associate of Arts in Teaching from Ozarks Technical Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from Missouri State University. She has taught high school English and special education in both elementary and high school settings. Jennifer spends her time pursuing faith-based teachings, traveling with her husband, and being with her friends and family. She and her husband, Gary, have seven children and ten grandchildren. She is very thankful to be part of MU Pre-ETS because of the impact it has on high school students in developing and achieving their goals for employment.