ABOUT JEN

 
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Jennifer Brea was born in Long Island, New York, then grew up in Central Florida. After graduating from Princeton University with an AB in Politics, she was a freelance journalist in China and East and Southern Africa and a TED Fellow. Jennifer was pursuing her PhD in Government at Harvard — studying political economy and statistics — when she first got sick. Her experience inspired her to become a filmmaker and ME activist. Jennifer's documentary film, Unrest, is premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. She splits her time between California and New Jersey.