Jinette received her Bachelors degree from The Jane Addams College of Social Work at University of Illinois at Chicago in 2002. She is currently working on a Masters of Spiritual Formation and Discipleship at the Moody Bible Institute. During her undergraduate studies, Jinette worked as a pharmacy technician, was the chapter president of Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and volunteered with the youth group at her church. Shortly after leaving youth ministry, Jinette transitioned to collegiate ministry with Intervarsity Christian fellowship where she served 5 years mentoring and developing college students at Aurora University and 5 years serving the at risk community with the Chicago Urban Program. Working for Intervarsity Jinette had to do lots of administrative work and learned that she not only loves working with youth and young adults but also loves scheduling and organizing people and programs. Jinette loves all the little details and multitasking to promote positive change and growth.