Born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA and having lived a successful life in both NYC and LA, she and her #TEAMJONES Squad are happy to call Chicago home and Gray Talent Group as the fam agency.
Jenna’s first theatrical production in Chicago (aside from stopping by on Tour) garnered her a Jeff Nomination. (Amy In Mercury Theatre Chicago’s COMPANY). She has been seen jumping rope like a maniac while belting her face off (Brooke Wyndham in Legally Blonde), & trying to keep up with Showgirls (“Not You”/”lick me bite me”) at the Paramount Theatre.
During the Pandemic she collaborated with the Marriott Theatre alongside her husband, Chris & daughter, Presley Rose-- to create their “COUCHICAL with Chris & Jenna” youtube series. (2 people. 1 couch, 1 musical. In 15 min)
Jenna was a part of the bookwriting team of Broadway Show, “Getting the Band Back Together”. GTBBT opened on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre in 2017. Fun Fact: She and 11 other actors wrote this musical thru a series of improvisational rehearsals over a period of 5 years under the supervision of Broadway Producer, Ken Davenport.
Jenna can be heard on 4 different mainstream original cast albums, rocked out 4 big national tours, she has contributed & performed content garnering millions of views for her work with Todrick Hall's Youtube Channel, produced concerts, and even has had 40 gallons of cold water fall directly on her chest. (Thank you, Wedding Singer)
Some of her favorite roles:
-Audrey opposite her husband (fellow GTG Rockstar, Christopher Kale Jones) at the famous Ford’s Theatre in Washington DC. (Where they were filmed for ABC, as well as performed for the Obama’s)
-Originating Cheryl in EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL at New World Stages in NYC (& cast album)
-Working with Garry Marshall on THE REAL HOUSEWIVES of TOLUCA LAKE the Musical
Jenna is also a Certified Holistic Health Coach (School of Integrative Nutrition), ACE Certified Personal & Group Trainer, & Plant-Based Expert. Founder & CEO of wellness brand The Glowing Fox.
Secret Special Skill: Advanced Baton Twirler (Holding National & International Champion Titles)
Follow the crazy: @jennacokerjones @theglowingfoxlife