In her roles as a motivational storyteller, engaging AmazonTop 100 author, and Founder of GRIT Nation, Jen McDonough (pronounced “McDunna”) aka The Iron Jen works with first responders and high stress organizations in helping them build resiliency, reduce stress, and calm chaos. Jen and her family are most known for paying off over $212,000 worth of debt and medical expenses in 4 years.Their story has been featured in local, national and international media.
She is also an 8-time national weightlifter, MN Hall of Fame inductee, and 2-time US Olympic Festival medal winner as well as an Ironman triathlete.
All 3 of her books have hit Amazon’s Top 100 categories including her book 5 Minutes a Day to Living Beyond Rich which hit #1 under Amazon’s budgeting category.
Jen recently obtained her firefighter 1 and firefighter 2 certifications, however she still needs to get over her fear of tight spaces, heights, and fire. She lives in Lindstrom MN with her 4 awesome kids, 1 handsome husband, 2 naughty dogs and 1 ugly mortgage.
You can find out more about her at http://www.TheIronJen.com.
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