Jennifer Catalfamo was born and raised in Marlboro, New Jersey. She received her early dance training at a local dance school in New Jersey, and continued her training at the New Jersey School of Ballet. After dancing with NJ Ballet’s Junior Company, she was accepted on scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet School’s trainee program in New York. At Joffrey, she studied under the direction of Era and Andrei Jouravlev. She has attended summer intensives at American Ballet Theater New York, Joffrey Ballet School, New Jersey Ballet, and Georgian Court University. She has been trained in the Vaganova technique under Era Jouravlev and Marina Bogdanova. Jennifer has an Associate’s degree in Health Science and is currently studying at New Jersey City University.