Jennifer L. Wallace is a woman of faith inspired by both her personal and political convictions; as well as her commitment to encouraging others towards spiritual growth and maturity. Her life goals include serving her community, in general, and the African American community, in particular, as an ally and advocate for the advancing of a Biblical worldview, which both communicates the precepts and principles of God’s Word; and, provides a biblical standard for promoting healthy marriage and family life.
She is the Co-Founder of the Freedom’s Journal Institute for the Study of Faith and Public Policy, as well as a principal and contributing Editor for Freedom’s Journal Magazine, and currently works to combine her psychology and seminary education and training towards the research and study of the socio-political impact from issues of faith, race and public policy in the Church, and community at large.
She has enjoyed active ministry and leadership involvement including leadership roles in Christian Education, Leadership Training and Women’s Ministry serving on, among others, the Circle Y Ranch Women’s Auxiliary Board and the Chicagoland Christian Women’s Conference (CCWC).
She is a graduate of Howard University with a BS in Human Ecology/Life Sciences with an emphasis in HR Management; as well as a graduate of Moody Theological Seminary’s Psychology program (MACP) where she received her Master’s degree, with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy. She currently serves as the Dr. Joan S. Wallace Senior Fellow for Marriage and Family Life.