Jennifer grew up playing soccer in Illinois for Windy City Pride. While playing for Homewood-Flossmoor High School Jennifer received All-Sectional & All-State Awards along with multiple newspaper awards. Coach Rosenbaum went on to be a four-year starter, two-year captain for Valparaiso University Women's Soccer Team, 1998-2001, holding the career assist record for 3 years. She started every game at Valparaiso and received Mid-Continent Conference Team Awards. Jennifer capped her career by playing semi-professionally for Windy City Bluez in the W-league. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University in Mechanical Engineering with minors in Manufacturing Management and Mathematics graduating in December 2002. She is married to JR Rosenbaum and has three daughters, Brooklyn, Chelsea, and Manhattan.