Jennifer Johanson


Job Description – Jennifer serves as our Secretary/Treasurer and keeps track of corporate records, history, and bookkeeping.  She specializes in real estate property management, and also supports our staff with special projects.

Education and Affiliations – 

  • Brigham Young University and University of Utah, Major in English and History
  • Professional Genealogical Researcher
  • Former Secretary of Santa Clara County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Member of the Apartment Owners Association of America

Getting to Know Jennifer –

Jennifer loves spending time with her husband, four children, and nine grandchildren.  She also loves solving the mysteries of people’s lives through genealogy.  It’s gratifying for her to take a few facts about someone and discover their heritage, who their ancestors are, what they did, and how they got here.   She also enjoys horseback riding, traveling, and interior design.

  • Favorite holiday: Christmas
  • Something on Jennifer’s bucket list: Go on an archaeological dig
  • Favorite food: Tie between Peppermint Ice Cream & Spareribs
  • Biggest accomplishment: Fabulous Husband & Four Practically Perfect Children
  • Favorite book: Any Historical Novel 
  • Why Jennifer likes working at JFA: Aside from the obvious in being able to work with my husband, I really like how JFA offers so many services to our clients.  Not only is it beneficial to the client, but it allows for learning opportunities for the employees.  As a professional genealogical researcher, it is nice to see so many great people building a legacy for their future generations.