Jeff is a 3rd generation native of Tacoma/Pierce County. Growing up in the North End, Jeff attended St. Patrick’s Catholic School and Bellermine Preparatory High School. He graduated from The University of Puget Sound, a small Liberal Arts college, in the spring of 1988 with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in Business. His work ethic began at age 10 as a paper boy delivering daily papers to 84 customers. Managing a customer base, going door to door collecting monthly subscription fees and dealing with angry customers was part of his early training. Until his first Post Graduate job, Jensen had jobs selling cars, driving limousines, selling Christmas trees, working maintenance at a tennis club, filing in a law office and even working in a funeral home as a night attendant!
Prior to Real Estate, Jeff worked for the Tacoma/Pierce County Chamber of Commerce in the Visitors and Convention Bureau. He traveled around the United States and promoted Tacoma/Pierce County as a destination location for Associations and Meeting planners to hold their annual conventions. His depth of knowledge for the area and love for the Northwest was profound and convincing, earning him a long list of booked business for the region. After leaving the V&CB, Jensen started selling in the office furniture industry joining a market leader for over three years doing space planning, design and sales. He was the sales manager for the Tacoma branch of a multimillion dollar office furniture dealer. He was comfortable calling on facilities managers, purchasing managers and executives of companies at all levels. His confidence and success made him consistently a stand-out within the company and industry winning trips and awards each year.
Jeff has two teenage daughters and lives in the North End of Tacoma in a fantastic mid-century modern residence. His passions include travel, boating, golfing, exercise and entertaining. Jeff is active in numerous charity and civic organizations throughout Pierce County and San Diego County, including the Chamber of Commerce. Both of Jeff’s children attend Catholic schools where he serves on various committees therein. His passion for physical fitness is exemplified by his 6 day a week workout schedule, disciplined nutrition and general overall commitment to wellness.