Virginia Beach City (Part), Norfolk City (Part)
After earning a degree from Boston University in International Relations, Jen stepped up to serve her country in the United States Navy. Jen served for ten years as a helicopter pilot flying H-46 and H-3 helicopters, completing two deployments to the Persian Gulf. Her husband is a retired F-18 pilot who retired after 20 years as a Naval aviator.
Jen is currently a board-certified Adult-Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and graduate of Old Dominion University’s Nursing School and Vanderbilt University’s Nurse Practitioner program. She serves as a primary care provider for a small private practice and is a passionate advocate for accessible and affordable mental health care and mental health screenings.
Jen is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Virginia Geriatrics Society, American Nurses Association, and the American Legion. She is a recipient of the Boston University Scarlet Key Award for exceptional leadership and is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership.
Born: Tampa, Florida on January 1, 1971
Spouse: Steve Kiggans
Residence: City of Virginia Beach
Profession: Nurse Practitioner,
Entered Senate: 2020
- Local Government Committee
- General Laws and Technology
- Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee