A daughter of Korean immigrants, Jenny was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1977. Growing up in L.A., her upbringing was enriched by the city's cosmopolitanism and cultural diversity, plus a good ten months of beach weather each year. She left the beach eventually, and moved to Berkeley in 1995 to attend the University of California. She continues to reside in the San Francisco Bay area.
Jenny has been creating art in various forms for as long as she could remember. As a young child, she was inspired by her grandfather, an artist who raised four children as a painter and art instructor. Her education and subsequent work experience were in industries entirely unrelated to the arts, but in 2004, Jenny began taking Metal Arts classes at the City College of San Francisco in the evenings after work. She immediately became addicted to the medium, and her long work-weeks for a government agency became slightly more tolerable.
Since 2007 Jenny has been designing and creating metal art on a full-time basis. Her work is inspired by organic forms, floral motifs, the human body and face. She sculpts each of her pieces individually before the casting process, and therefore, no two pieces are identical; each is a one-of-a-kind original. She sculpts in her home in San Mateo, and then does all the dirty work in her South San Francisco studio.