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Jen Mishory

Title Executive Director
Organization Young Invincibles

Jen Mishory is the Executive Director and a founding staff member of Young Invincibles. Jen has conducted extensive research and authored numerous reports on health, higher education, and economic issues facing the Millennial generation. She has testified before Congress in both the House and Senate on the issue of financial aid and student loans, and served as a member of the inaugural Consumer Advisory Board of the CFPB. She also served as the consumer advocacy negotiator for the Department of Education’s 2012 negotiated rulemaking around student loans, and previously served as a consumer representative for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, where she worked with Insurance Commissioners around the country to ensure strong consumer protections in the health care industry for young people.

Jen has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, NPR, and PBS, among other media outlets. Jen graduated with honors from UCLA in 2007, received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2010, and is admitted to the California bar. She hails from Los Angeles, CA, and is an avid fan of all UCLA sports teams.

Posts By Jen Mishory

What to Keep in Mind About Today’s Students

When the latest movie portrays the American college experience, it portrays an 18-year-old heading off to a dorm room. That middle class teenager is far from home for the first time, and is often not too under-resourced—or too homesick—to leave everything behind and head down to Miami for spring break. The reality is radically different.

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