About Us

Jennifer is wife to her soulmate and mommy to her two grown children, Ben, who is a pre-med student and hockey player at University of Oregon, and Hannah, a UCLA gradute with an degree in Literature (be still her mama’s literature lovin’ heart).  Jennifer has been a teacher for over 20 years, spanning all grades K-12.  She has her Master’s degree in Secondary Education and is CEO of Victory Garden Kids.  She is an academic advisor and tutor for students that she adores.  Jennifer’s heart fuels her to be an advocate for children and parents and feels this relationship is the key to raising victorious kids that are going to rule the planet!  Jennifer enjoys getting mani/pedis with her daughter, watching her son shred on his snowboard and on the ice, and exploring new cities with her husband.

Jeff has been married to his best friend for 24 years, has two wonderful children and is executive director of multiple organizations that provide services to disabled adults, spending his 25-year career developing programs and staff to help those who cannot help themselves without the assistance from loving caregivers that have their well-being as the greatest priority – just like parents do. Jeff has his Masters degree in Business Administration with a focus in Healthcare, and is CFO of Victory Garden Kids.  Jeff believes in parent leadership and valuing children as unique individuals and that this is done by achieving personal balance in the roles of  father/husband/self/worker.  Jeff loves hanging out with his kids and eating great meals on dates with his wife.

Why VGK?

Your child will experience fun academic learning programs with both familiar faces and new friends who share a need for support and confidence as learners.

Our method encourages higher-level thinking in a comfortable and fun environment where students are uplifted as powerful learners.

Our goal is to share and instill a love of learning in a way that will make your child feel like a powerful, strong, victorious learner! When children can navigate content more effectively, they are more at ease in all areas of academics!

We believe in the power and value of children as thinkers and world changers.

Mission statement

Victory Garden Kids offers one-on-one tutoring for your student with a 25-year veteran educator. We provide an individualized curriculum with an emphasis on helping students realize their academic power and to view themselves as learners. We help students to develop confidence in their learning skills while growing their knowledge of needed academic content.