Jacklyn graduated from Cornerstone in 1980 with a diploma in Christian Education, from Montcalm Community College in 1994 with an Associate of Arts degree, and from Cornerstone University again in 2004 with a B.S. in Management. Her role at the university includes meeting the needs of the Professional & Graduate Studies students. She has been recognized for her service with the 10 Years of Service Award.
In her free time, Jacklyn enjoys reading science fiction and fantasy novels, gardening, furniture re-upholstery, and traveling when she can afford to do so. She has two cats that keep her on her toes.