Jennifer attended the Savannah College of Art and Design, and graduated from Hollins University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. After graduation, she taught English in Santa Cruz, Brazil and Buenos Aires. Jennifer currently teaches sixth- and seventh-grade English/language arts in Washington, D.C.
Wayne is a magna cum laude graduate of Towson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics. He earned a Master of Real Estate degree from the University of Illinois, and works in real estate in Washington, D.C.
Jennifer is the granddaughter of Leon Banco and the late Sylvia Banco, and Sylvia Spelkoman and the late Norman Spelkoman. Wayne is the grandson of Renee Lease and the late Gerry Lease.
The couple, who met in Washington, D.C., lives in the Cleveland Park neighborhood.
They are planning an October wedding in Philadelphia.