Jennifer started her hairstyling career in 1983 after a two year apprenticeship in Taishan, China. In 1993, she sold her 5 salons in China and moved to the US where she worked as a stylist in San Francisco until she started Essence Salon in 2005. She studied at Vidal Sassoon Academies in London, San Francisco, Santa Monica and Shanghai, eventually earning a Certificate for delivering Sassoon In-Salon Education. She also studied at Toni & Guy Academies in Santa Monica and Hong Kong and received Aveda training in San Francisco with Jon Reyman.
Today, Jennifer spends a lot of her time learning new techniques in schools around the world and teaching Essence Salon stylists the art and science of bringing out one’s inner beauty, their “Essence” through hairstyling.