Mary was born in 1972 in Kinen and was raised by both her parents. She has 14 brothers and sister. Today she only has four living siblings.

Durning the War in Northern Uganda, four of her brothers were captured from there home and are thought to have died during captivity. Her family moved to an Internal Displacement Camp soon after the brothers were captured. She lived in the IDP camp until she was 20 years old.

Jennifer is a single mother of four children. She is working to be able to provide for her children.