Jennifer Long

Fall 2019
Jennifer is a senior in Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her research background includes Humans in Nature, Abriendo Caminos, and Water Thermal Temperature Chance in Endangered Species. All three projects incorporate nature and how it affects us. From Chicago, Jennifer has made it a point to explore the world around her. Her favorite place to visit, besides Mexico, is Honduras. The wildlife and untouched tropical forests are her favorite to explore. She has studied whales since the 5th grade and her goal is to help others not only explore land, but water. Her passion for nature started with her upbringing filled with adventures all over the world. She is a 3rd generation certified scuba diver. She explores another world that not many get to see. She hopes to get more people in the water to see a new realm of wonders. Besides water activities, Jennifer likes dancing, cooking, and hopes to become a Physicians Assistant in Pediatrics.

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