California Delegate

Jennifer Martinez

Jennifer is a former foster youth from Los Angeles who is now a foster youth advocate. She first became involved in foster youth advocacy at eighteen, with the California Youth Connection. Jennifer went on to become a California Youth Ambassador through FosterClub, working closely with the Stuart Foundation. She has twice been awarded the Foster Club Outstanding Young Leader Award. 

Jennifer is a licensed insurance agent with USAA. She has found her calling there and grown her career over the past three years. Jennifer remains close with her last foster family, whom she regards as her mom, dad, siblings, and nieces. She now lives with her family in Phoenix, Arizona, and hopes to continue to change the foster care system until every child has a safe and loving home.

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