About Jennifer

DSC_7633Jennifer is an author, speaker, ghostwriter, federal prison consultant and advocate for women in prison and youth with incarcerated parents. She founded LA Myers consulting, a prison consulting business that prepares first-time, nonviolent offenders and their families for federal prison, is co-founder of Voices of UNcarceration; a series of creative storytelling/media production projects that brings to light the impact of incarceration on California families and communities, and R.I.S.E. to Empower; a nonprofit that empowers girls and young women to make positive choices. Her memoir, Trafficking the Good Life was published by Bettie Youngs Books, and was a finalist in the 2014 San Diego Book & Writing awards. Her writing has received an honorable mention in the PEN Prison writing competition and has been published in Salon Magazine, the anthology Razor Wire Women, The Huffington Post, and the online literary journal qarrtsiluni. Jennifer enjoys empowering women and young girls as she writes by the sea in San Diego.