Jennifer Thompkins

Senior Director of Programs

Jennifer Thompkins has over 10 years in youth development experience, and currently serves as the Director of Programs at TriZen, LLC. Prior to becoming Director of Programs, she served as Assistant Director of Youth Programs for TriZen, LLC.

Jennifer graduated cum laude with departmental honors from Ursinus College in 2009; earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a concentration in Africana Studies.

After graduating Ursinus, Jennifer matriculated to Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she earned a Master of Theological Studies degree in African American Religion and Religion of the Americas in 2011. 

After graduate school, Jennifer relocated back to the Philadelphia area. From 2012-2016, Jennifer served as the Y Achievers Program Director at the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA. An advocate for community activism, Jennifer also serves as the Advisor to the Norristown NAACP Youth Chapter, Youth Leader at her church and advise high school students in post-secondary education and career planning.