Biography

Jennifer BoGray is a talented broadcaster, musician, actress, writer, and speaker, who grew up in the small town of Kent, Ohio where she was raised in a minister’s home with two older brothers and loving parents who pushed her to excel in everything she did. From the young age of five, she began classical piano lessons, dance, and performed at numerous concerts and talent shows. She thrived in the spotlight and connected with the many audiences who fell in love with their Ohio sweetheart.

            Jennifer continued growing in her talents and training her skills as a classical pianist, vocalist, actress, and television personality through her childhood and young adult years. She competed in national competitions, the Miss America and Miss Teen USA pageant systems, and expanded her horizons to work as talent in commercials and film projects.

            During her college years at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, Jennifer traveled the United States and Europe as a vocalist performing with the university Concert Choir, starred in numerous musicals, operas, and independent films, and hosted several news and music entertainment shows for four years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies with a Minor in Vocal Music Performance.

            After graduation, Jennifer stayed in Springfield and worked as the Production Coordinator for Opfer Communications, Inc. creating and producing national and international commercials and infomercials for major clients such as Chef Tony, Bass Pro Shops, Pilates, and many more. During that time she also was crowned Miss Springfield 2006 and placed in the Top Ten at the Miss Missouri (America) Pageant winning Overall Talent and Interview categories. She traveled the state of Missouri each weekend for the entire year as Miss Springfield hosting and performing for pageants, awards shows, and events.     

            Following her years in Missouri, Jennifer moved for her broadcasting career to several other states including Dallas and Ohio, and eventually made her way to Virginia Beach, Virginia to earn her Master’s Degree in Journalism at Regent University. She worked in media and entertainment while in Virginia Beach hosting and producing television shows, film productions, directing music for theatrical productions, and coordinated Regent University’s National Reel Dreams Film Competition. She was a guest musical performer at the 2008 Candlelight Forum Awards Show at the Director’s Guild of America in Hollywood, California. She also hosted the 2008 PBS HDTV Virginia Symphony Orchestra Concert, co-hosted the 2009 ReelDreams Film Competition Final Event with Hollywood Casting Director Mark Paladini, hosted and produced Reel Street Review entertainment news show for two years, and performed as an artist for Soul Uncut Beach Concerts.

            Jennifer is currently working on her first full solo album called “Back to You” that is set to be released in January 2011. She is also currently working as the Video Development Specialist for Bridge Media where she filters all inspirational media streaming on Hulu.com, Beliefnet.com, and BridgeMediaOnline.com.

As a growing broadcaster, actress, and music artist Jennifer says, “My greatest joy is connecting with audiences in the depths of their hearts and opening their minds to new revelations.”


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