Jodi attended Southern Utah University, where she majored in Political Science with an emphasis in Pre-Law and a minor in Criminal Justice. She received a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in 2008.
While attending Southern Utah University, she was the Co-Director of the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics. She also was the Vice- President of the Law Club, Co-Captain of the S.U.U. Mock Trial Team, Student Body Elections Director and a member of the Pi-Sigma Alpha Honor Society.
Jodi was one of five students to receive an Internship with Senator Robert Bennett in 2008. She worked on the Senate Rules Committee along with the Attorneys representing the Committee and was the only student from S.U.U. to be selected.
After graduation Jodi was hired by the Administrative Offices of the Courts as the Assistant to the District Court Administrator and the Public Information Officer. She has also worked with individuals with disabilities for five years as an Administrator helping her further understand the importance of the guardianship process.
Jodi takes every possible opportunity to spend time with her family and dog Dixie, especially at her family cabin. She enjoys recreational vehicles, sporting events, motorcycle rides, traveling, kickboxing, concerts and like any girl shopping.