A native of Virginia, Jennifer Hinshaw has been immersed in dance since the age of three. Childhood ballet, jazz, tap, and baton classes cultivated a love for dance that became Jennifers life work. In May of 2003, Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Dance Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Since attaining her Dance Education degree, Jennifer has worked diligently to pass on her passion for dancing. She has founded and directed both the Wake Forest-Rolesville High School Dance Department (2003-2006) and the Avon High School Dance Department (2008 -2016). Currently, she is on staff with the Avon High School Guard program and Lexis Winter Guard.

Jennifer has been involved in the color guard activity since 1995. She has been privileged to work with many outstanding organizations such as Carolina Crown, The Cavaliers, First Flight Winter Guard, Lexis Winter Guard, Carmel, Center Grove, Marcus and Northview.

Jennifer resides in Danville, Indiana with her husband Richard and their three children, McKinley, Coleman and Annalise.