Jennifer Frey

SONY DSCCurrent Location: Rochester, IL
Hometown: Springfield, IL

UIS Degree: B.A. 1994 (Child, Family and Community Services)

Current Position
Owner/Director of Beginning Steps Child Development Center, Owner of Sew Happy

Career Highlights
“Opening and running my own business, which I have done since August of 1995.”

Memories of SSU/UIS
“My favorite memory was my boyfriend, now husband, Jerrod Frey, playing on the 1993 NAIA National Championship soccer team. Jerrod was the goalie. I have so many great memories from the SSU soccer team and volleyball players.”

How did SSU/UIS change or prepare you?
“SSU prepared me to be independent. The class size was small, which I really liked. The professors helped mold me into the person I am today.”

Interesting Fact
“I have another business I operate as a hobby. I quilt, quilt tops for customers and I especially like to assemble t-shirt quilts.”

Posted on March 31, 2015