About Jennifer

jennifer l myersAbout the writer Jennifer L Myers

Jennifer grew up in Sunnyvale, California. She has a Master’s degree in Urban & Environmental Policy from Tufts University and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz. After she graduated from UC Santa Cruz, she spent two years as an Environmental Education Volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic. She returned to attend graduate school in 1995 and spent a few years in Washington, DC working for environmental nonprofits. She has also taught 3rd grade, summer science & language arts camps and tutored elementary school students in reading, writing and math.

Last year, Jennifer self-published her first memoir titled Never Give Up: Buddhism, Family & Schizophrenia. She also enjoys photography, writing children’s stories, Buddhist chanting, and soccer.

Please use the form below to contact Jennifer or email her at jennifer@sundancekidonline.com.

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July 2015

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Over and over I recall the moment, unforgettable even now, when I was about to be beheaded and you accompanied me, holding the reins of my horse and weeping tears of grief. Nor could I ever forget it in any lifetime to come. If you should fall into hell for some grave offense, no matter how Shakyamuni might urge me to become a Buddha, I would refuse; I would rather go to hell with you. For if you and I should fall into hell together, we would find Shakyamuni Buddha and the Lotus Sutra there.

— Nichiren Daishonin