Originally from Orange County, CA, Jeenah came to Flagstaff in the summer of 2018. She has been a SAT math teacher, fitness instructor, high school biology teacher, and college professor. She met her husband while taking Scientific Foundations of Medicine course as a first year Ph.D. student in Baltimore. She loves everything genetic and she tries to find time to read The New Yorker. She lives with her husband, three children and five chickens.