Jenny Peek

Profession and title: 
Associate University Chaplain
Brief biography: 

Jenny Peek joined the Chaplain’s Office as Associate University Chaplain in July of 2017. Alongside her role as Associate Pastor for the University Church at Yale, Jenny can be found meeting one-on-one with students and staff from around campus, leading monthly W{holy} Queer discussions and spring break trips, and planning programming for the graduate and professional student community.

Jenny comes to the Chaplain’s Office after receiving a Masters of Divinity with certificates in Educational Leadership Ministry and Reformed Studies from Yale Divinity School in May of 2017. During Jenny’s time at Yale Divinity School, she served at Wesleyan University, Westminster Presbyterian Church in West Hartford, CT, and within Yale’s Title IX Office. Jenny is ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Prior to her time at Yale, Jenny worked with the Network for Victim Recovery of DC as a case manager and Lutheran Volunteer Corps volunteer and earned her B.A. in Psychology from Grinnell College. As a native Coloradan, Jenny loves exploring new pockets of the East Coast and can often be found playing the djembe, listening to musicals, or enjoying breakfast at all times of the day.

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