Jen Marks has spent almost all of her life growing up at Dance Etc. She began at the age of 3 with a Tumblebears class, and continued with Acro every year until she graduated from Mount Notre Dame High School in 2011. Throughout her years at Dance Etc., she competed regionally and nationally in Acro, Jazz, HipHop, and Open. She also competed as part of Dance Etc.’s Outlaw Allstars senior cheerleading squad. Jen graduated from Northern Kentucky University in 2015 with a degree in Media Informatics. Her favorite type of dance is Acro and she loves working with the acro teams, and teaching advanced tumbling and acro skills. Jen's Acro teams have won Most Entertaining as well as other special awards at competitions and her Senior acro team 'Gravity' were National Champions at Applause Talent Nationals in 2017.