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Spotlight Series: Jennine and Tori

by The Next Family October 22, 2014

Quinny  photo shoot with mixed race families

Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.




TNF: Tell me about your family.  Are you married?  Do you have kids?  

JENNINE: I am married to my wife Tori Scott and we have been legally married in CA for 6+ years. We have been together for 9+ years. We have 2 kids, well 1-3/4 lol. We have a 14 year old son together and my wife Tori is pregnant right now and due to have the baby in 22 days on October 29th at 8:30 am via C-Section. So our son’s name is Khristian and our daughters name is Reese and she will be born soon.

TNF: How did you meet your wife? 

JENNINE: My wife and I both lived in the bay area at the time and still do, but hadn’t met yet until we both went out of town to visit friends and ran into eachother at a gay bar called the Brave Bull in Modesto, CA. We both went to see out friends and I saw her and her friend in the restroom and kind bumped into them, apologized and asked if I could buy them a drink. We exchanged numbers, went on a date one week later, and have been together ever since.  

TNF: Do you feel different from other families? If so, how so?   

JENNINE:  Well I’d say we feel different in a good way than other families. We have so much fun all the time and lots of love to give the kids that it seems we are allot more focused on our kids and families than allot of other families that are broken or the parents just stay together for the kids. We actually want a bigger family and strive to stay strong.


TNF: Where do you live?  Is it tough being a gay couple where you live?  Do you feel accepted?  

JENNINE:  We live in San Jose, CA which is the heart of the bay area and gay couple are very accepted. We have a ton of support from our family, neighbors, friends and even from our jobs. So no there have been zero obstacles around being gay and we feel completely accepted.

TNF: What has having a family meant to you?  

JENNINE:  Having a family to me means strength, love and stability. It gives me a great sense of purpose in life to care for my family and help each other grow.

TNF: Tell us anything else we should know. 

JENNINE:  Images are attached. Please let me know if you have any questions. By the way my wife and I are both business owners and entrepreneurs. She is a dog groomer and pet sits dogs as well and I am a tattoo artist who owns my own studio called Twisted Images Ink in the south bay, San Jose, CA.




Thank you for sharing your beautiful family!

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