BENEFITING: GLEASONS GIVE A KID A DREAM
ORGANIZER: GLEASONS GIVE A KID A DREAM
EVENT: HeaTTeam 4 kids
EVENT DATE: Mar 14, 2015
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Jennifer Czirr grew up in Ohio. She was inspired to box as a positive outlet in order to stay in shape while reducing stress. Jennifer was a basketball player and team captain, winning consecutive, back to back championships in college. After college,Jennifer developed an affinity for boxing as she looked for something to replace basketball.Soon after graduation, she became a college basketball coach who focused on teaching her players important life and team building skills.Jennifer is focused, energetic and driven, as she succeds as an independent, selfless giver in every aspect of her life Charity is a vital part of Jen’s life. She currently works as a Special Education Teacher as she serves students with emotional needs. Personal adversity is not new to her as her parents divorced early on in her life; along with experiencing the loss of her great uncle, also her primary caregiver,at the delicate age of thirteen. Resilience, tenacity and her will to survive kept Jen strong as she views all life experiences as a learning experience. Her motto on life never allows for failure,as she views every experiencen positively as a lesson that guides her each day,as she experiences personal growth and success with each new challenge she faces.
Her greatest accomplishments include the completion of her second master’s degree, and the engineering of a capstone project for her first master’s degree, which enabled her to create a park like garden enjoyed by the residents of Harlem, New York. Her hero is her great uncle, as he raised her, teaching her important values. Without her uncle, Jen’s future may have been quite uncertain.
Jennifer places great value on humanity as she supports various causes, always placing others ahead of herself.
Jen currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.