Skyline grad’s career path pops up in children’s book

September 24, 2013

Jennifer DeWhitt planned to be a businesswoman or a banker, but instead she’s penning pop-up books for children.

How she traveled that perplexing path is a long story, but it’s one the 2005 Skyline High School graduate is eager to share. During her childhood, her family moved 13 times before winding up in a Klahanie neighborhood. It was the place she felt most at home.

Contributed  Jennifer DeWhitt, a 2005 Skyline High School graduate, will become a published author in December with the release of her children’s book, ‘Jervis the Best.’

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Jennifer DeWhitt, a 2005 Skyline High School graduate, will become a published author in December with the release of her children’s book, ‘Jervis the Best.’

As it turns out, DeWhitt’s nomadic journey has influenced her in a positive way. She struggled to make friends because she was trying to be someone else.

“What you realize is other people are looking to meet you on a genuine level, too, and that’s how you form real friendships,” she said.

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