Jennifer Chiou was born and raised in Taiwan. Coming to USA in 1981 as a graduate student at Cornell University, she became a Christian in 1982 through the Chinese Bible Study group. After receiving her PhD in 1989, she worked in the Boston area as a software engineer for 10 years before entering Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (GCTS) fulltime in 1999. She graduated in 2001 with an MA degree with concentration in New Testament. Her main ministry is teaching, including teaching at seminaries, churches and bible study groups, and writing and translating courseworks and textbooks. Through mission trips and online classes, she ministers to Chinese students in North America, Europe, Mainland China and Taiwan.