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Staff Bio

Jennifer Smithson

Jennifer Smithson

Manager - Patterson Center, Child and Family Center

Jennifer earned her Master's in Education in 2007 after receiving her B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from MTSU. She started working with children in 1994 and has experience as an Assistant Director of a child care center. She joined Vanderbilt in 2002. Since that time she has worked with children ranging from infants to school-age. Jennifer takes pleasure in seeing the children's faces light up when they accomplish a goal or learn something new. Jennifer has a daughter named Jocelyn. She enjoys reading, sports, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.