Jenn “Hello Kitty Foodie” G. first fell in love with writing while she was a student at UCLA and was a part of the Daily Bruin Electronic Media. After graduating with her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in engineering; Jenn started working as an engineer and traveling to different cities. Through her travels, she saw each city’s diverse food offerings and she started writing about her experiences.
Influenced by her love of writing and sharing her experiences with others; Jenn started the Hello Kitty Foodie blog in 2012. She started the blog with a simple goal of bringing “a smile to everyone, one small blog post at a time.” She chose the name “Hello Kitty Foodie” because she felt that Hello Kitty was a symbol of happiness and smiles and just like Hello Kitty, food was something that brings friends and family together and makes people happy. The blog name also pays tribute to bonding sessions with her father who would bring little Jenn to the Hello Kitty store in between cooking sessions at their home.
In 2013, Jenn was asked to be a contributing writer to South Bay Foodies, a Southern California travel and food website.
In 2014, Jenn covered her first big local event at the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los Angeles for the VIP/media night of Hello Kitty Con.
This was soon followed by her covering and attending different numerous red carpet events such as Walk With Sally’s White Night, White Light at the Manhattan Beach Studios, Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival at the The Forum and the Hello Kitty x ColourPop Launch Event at Pour Vous.
Jenn is a recipient of The Versatile Blogger Award. She is a Yelp LA Black Badge Elite member for being a Yelp elite for over ten years. She is a Brand Ambassador and has been featured on California Apparel News, The A.V Club, NBC Los Angeles , Los Angeles Times, Adobo Nation and on the official Instagram account of Sanrio.