Bear Pause: Jenner Ginkel Stevens '94

Jenner Ginkel Stevens '94 lives in Edina with her husband, Mark Stevens, and two children, Jonah (13) and Olivia (10). She is still trying to figure out what she wants to do when she grows up.

Jenner Stevens "94

Q: What are your three favorite smells?
A: Lilac, orange blossom, the beach on Sanibel Island

Q: If someone rented a billboard for you, what would you put on it?
A: You are loved.

Q: If you could live inside any sitcom, which one would it be?
A: "Seinfeld," because I thoroughly enjoy the absurdity of everyday life.

Q: If you could visit any place in the world, where would you choose to go and why?
A: Patagonia. I have never been, and I want to witness its vast beauty.

Q: What's the best concert you've ever been to?
A: Dave Mathews when he played during the 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis. Surprisingly, I had never seen him live in concert. I danced my heart out!

Q: What did you want to be when you were small?
A: A historian specializing in ghosts. True story. I loved old buildings and the stories they told.

Q: What is the best gift you have been given?
A: My sobriety

Q: Do you collect anything?
A: Yes. Coffee mugs. The more inappropriate the message, the better.

Q: If your life were a book, what would it be titled?
A: "The World of Jenner. For real. Seriously."

Q: If you could have an endless supply of any food, what would you get?
A: Donuts. Specifically those from YoYo Donuts but I'm not picky. Holiday donuts are just as good. I rarely meet a donut I don't like.