Jensen is a California native from Santa Cruz. After studying Literature and Humanities for his undergrad in LA at Azusa Pacific University, he moved out to Winston-Salem to pursue an MA at Wake Forest in Literature. He is deeply passionate about education, faith and arts, and writing poetry. He intends to work in education at the middle school or high school level, but is currently a barista full-time at Bobby Boy Bakeshop. He also loves cooking, gardening, and organizing his books.