Who is Jenna Ellis?
Jenna Ellis ( Jenna Lynn Ellis ) is an American author and conservative lawyer known as a member of Trump’s legal team. Ellis previously served as deputy district attorney in Weld County, Colorado, and was a former assistant professor of legal studies at Colorado Christian University.
She has served in private practice and litigated cases in state courts. Ellis is the author and publisher of The Legal Basis for a Moral Constitution published in 2015. She argued that the US constitution should be interpreted in accordance with the Bible.
Before Trump was nominated to be the Republican candidate, Ellis criticized him and his supporters. She participated in the legal team that tried to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election. In November 2019, she was hired by Trump as a senior legal advisor.
How Old Is Jenna Ellis?
Ellis is 38 years old as of February 2023, having been born on November 1, 1984, in Colorado, U.S. Ellis shares her birthday with celebrities like; Aishwarya Rai, Alex Wolff, David Foster, Jenny McCarthy, Gary Player, Bill Anderson, and many more.
Jenna Ellis Family
Who are Jenna Ellis’ Parents?
Jenna was born to Dave Ellis (Father) as the only daughter. She has managed to keep her family life low profile and has not disclosed much information regarding her parents. We shall update you as soon as we get her family information.
Does Jenna Ellis Have Siblings?
Ellis grew up in a family of three children. She had two brothers whose names are not mentioned and was the only daughter of her parents.
Jenna Ellis Education
Ellis received home-based education from her parents. She attended Cedarville University in 2003 and later transferred to Colorado State University to pursue journalism. Ellis graduated in 2011 with a law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law.
Jenna Ellis Husband
Ellis engaged David Rives in April 2019 and tied the knot in June of the same year. However, their marriage did not last for long and the couple separated in August of the same year. Ellis claims in a Facebook comment that they separated due to a lack of accountability in religious matters from her husband.
Does Jenna Ellis Have Children?
There is no record of Ellis having any children by any means. She is single and with no children.
How Tall is Jenna Ellis?
Adding to her well-curved body, Ellis stands at a height of 1.7 meters.
Jenna Ellis Career
Between 2012 and 2013, Ellis served in Weld County, Colorado as deputy district attorney. Having experience as a prosecutor, she worked on misdemeanor cases including traffic cases and crimes such as assault and theft in state courts.
Ellis was fired after six months of service as deputy district attorney. She claimed that she would not prosecute a case she believed was unethical. Ellis moved to private practice in a law firm based in Northern Colorado. As a private lawyer, Ellis defended clients in matters pertaining to assault, domestic abuse, prostitution, and theft. She represented at least 30 clients in state court cases between 2012 and 2016.
Ellis became an affiliate faculty member of Colorado Christian University in 2015. She additionally became an assistant professor of legal studies, until she left in 2018. She taught political science and pre-law to undergraduates. Ellis resigned from Colorado Christian University in 2018 to join James Dobson Family Institute as the director of the Dobson Policy Center. In 2017, she became a writer for the Washington Examiner, where she falsely claimed to have a history of being a “professor of constitutional law”.
Despite being a critic of Trump in 2015, Ellis supported him in the 2016 presidential elections.
She became an author for the Washington Examiner in 2017 with false claims of being a “professor of constitutional law”. Jenna began defending Trump in late 2018 in cable news appearances. She regularly appeared as a guest by Fox News in 2019.
Ellis joined Trump’s legal team as a senior legal adviser in November 2019 during the Trump re-election campaign. She received a sum of $30,000 from the campaign in November 2020. Trump named Ellis as a member of the legal team on 14th November 2020 to challenge the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election results.
Other members of the crew included Joseph diGenova, Victoria Toensing, Sidney Powell, and team leader Giuliani. Ellis and the team were defeated as they failed to provide evidence of fraud as they claimed in the elections.
Ellis became the special counsel for the Thomas More Society in 2020. Trump announced on November 14, that a legal team challenge the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election results for his campaign. Thus naming Ellis as a member of the team along with Joseph diGenova, Victoria Toensing, Sidney Powell, and team leader Giuliani. In January 2022, she was subpoenaed to testify before the House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack. When called before the committee, she pleaded the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.
Jenna Ellis’s Net Worth
Ellis has accrued an estimated net worth of about $3 million from her profession.