Jenn Budgen graduated from Lambton College in Sarnia, Ontario, with a diploma in Sports Facilities and Recreation Administration. Jenn has been involved in the sport of gymnastics from the age of three, started to assistant coach at the age of eleven, and was coaching her own classes by the age of fourteen. Jenn was Head Coach for gymnastics offered at the YMCA of Sarnia-Lambton by the age of 17.
Jenn has obtained many coaching certifications such as full NCCP Level 1 certification, level 2 Theory, and level 1 Trampoline. She has also taken courses such as the Gymnastics Ontario's Preschool Specialist program, recreational & preschool courses, G.O.'s annual Coaches' Congress, and even travelled to Philadelphia in 2001 to participate in a week of courses at the USA Gymnastics Congress for Coaches.