Jennifer Leigh Youngs, is a speaker and workshop presenter for teens and parents nationwide. She is the coauthor of the bestseller Taste Berries for Teens and Taste Berries for Teens Journal, and author of A Stress-Management Guide for Teens and Goal Setting Skills for Young Adults.
Jennifer is a former Miss teen California finalist and Rotary International Goodwill Ambassador and Exchange Scholar. She serves on a number of advisory boards for teens and is the International Youth Coordinator for Airline Ambassadors, an international organization affiliated with the United Nations that involves youth in programs worldwide to build cross-cultural friendships; escort orphans to new homes and children to hospitals for medical care; and deliver humanitarian aid to those in need around the world.
An avid sports enthusiast, Jennifer's hobbies include skiing, mountain biking, horse back riding — both English and Western — and being with her friends. In high school, Jennifer was editor for her school paper and lettered in varsity tennis, soccer and softball. Her peers voted her "Most Inspirational Player" three years in a row. Jennifer says that her overall goal in life is "to be happy and to make a difference. I'd like those who know me to feel enriched because I was in their lives. And I'd like those who meet me — even if for a brief moment — to feel they met a friend."