Jennifer Zhang is a well-known Chinese American musician, model, actress, show host, emcee, social media influencer, producer and entrepreneur.
Jennifer plays a variety of Chinese instruments such as the Chinese transverse bamboo flute (dizi), Chinese vertical bamboo flute (xiao), Chinese bottle gourd silk (hulusi), Chinese reed flute (bawu), Chinese lute (pipa), Chinese zither (guzheng) in addition to the piano. Furthermore, she is an accomplished vocalist and songwriter. Her musical journey started at the tender age of four under the guidance of China’s top-notch professors, such as Chunling Lu (dizi), Yue Chen (xiao), Xiaosheng Zhao (piano) and Baili Fang (piano). She graduated from Northwestern University with her bachelor's degree to later pursue advanced studies in Songwriting at Berklee School of Music in Boston and in Chinese Folk Music at Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.
Jennifer won numerous awards in musical excellence as well as many first prizes in various talent competitions. After being crowned as 2015 Miss Friendship Ambassador of Chicago, she went on to win the title of 2017 Miss China International. This year, she won first prize for Chinese Songwriter Contest in the United States (US) and was nominated the Best Asian Entertainer by Chicago Music Award. More of her recent accolades include: