Jenna Priest

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Office of Admissions

Beginning her academic journey in her hometown of Metro-Detroit, Jenna ignited her passion for sustainability, the natural world, and the people who inhabit it while pursuing a degree in environmental science. Her devotion to continuous growth and harmony led her to continue her education at the very institution she now serves. Beyond her academic pursuits, Jenna has achieved a green belt in Chukido Kwan and is dedicated to the practice of Tai Chi, both of which speak to her commitment to balance, resilience, and self-awareness. Jenna strives to weave these values into every aspect of life.

Jenna works with prospective undergraduate students with last names beginning with H–Z.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.