Jean grew up in Minnesota. In 2000, she started working at the bedside as a registered nurse. While working on a neuro-intensive care unit as a critical care nurse in 2015, she earned her Masters in Nursing at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. Jean is a board certified Adult- Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Since then she has primarily worked in general neurology. Outside of work, Jean enjoys reading, cooking and multiple outdoor activities that include biking, hiking, trail running, rock climbing and skiing.