Born in 1955, Jennifer Naranjo was born at San Juan Pueblo, the daughter of Dominguita Sisneros. When she was older, she married Tse Pe of San Ildefonso Pueblo. A few years later they divorced and Jennifer returned to her father's pueblo, Santa Clara. There she met and married Alfred Naranjo and they had a son, Alfred Jr.
Jennifer has earned numerous awards for her figures and carving work over the years.