Meet Jenn K., professional, entrepreneur, self- care advocate, Founder and CEO of
The African Violet, LLC and self-proclaimed Servant Leader. A native of Spartanburg, SC, Jennifer
is a proud alum of the University of South Carolina-Upstate, earning her Bachelor of Science
degree in Physical Education, further developing her affinity to health, wellness, and self-care.
She later advanced her education, earning a Master’s Level degree in Human Resources
Development. Currently, Jenn K. holds a position as a Talent Acquisition Partner with Prisma
After earning her certification as a Licensed Massage Therapist, Jenn K. opened The African
Violet, a practice focusing on the importance of living whole, healthy, and happy. On a quest to
live a life of complete health, Jenn K. began her vegetarian journey in 2016, and began writing
about her experience. She continues to share of her healthy way of living in her blog
appropriately titled, The Curvy Vegetarian, promoting self-love and body consciousness.
Though her resume boasts of extensive skills and experience, Jenn K.’s genuine passion is
service and self-care, which is evident in her work and dedication to community service. As an
active, international missionary, Jenn K. has traveled and served in Haiti, Uganda, and Kenya,
offering her time for evangelism, medical care, and service. As a self-care advocate, she is
intentional about taking time to do things that she enjoys which includes: baking, spending time
with family, and blogging.
appropriately titled, The Curvy Vegetarian, promoting self-love and body consciousness."