Jennifer Mitkowski grew up in Florida in a small town near Tampa. She went to the University of Florida where she received her bachelors degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition in 2005. She then worked as an MA in dermatology for 2 years before attending PA school at NOVA Southeastern University in Orlando where she graduated with a Master in Physician Assistant in 2009. She then moved to Colorado to enjoy a more outdoor lifestyle. In her free time she enjoys hiking, biking, swimming, watching football (especially Gator games), and spending time with her family.