Feb 13, 2020
Jennifer Gauthier

Jennifer Gauthier is the CEO of Lead4Life, Inc. Lead4Life, Inc (L4L) is an emerging non-profit serving youth and adults in the criminal justice system. L4L’s mission is to empower individual’s using strength-based initiatives to improve their quality of life. L4L promotes mental health through direct services, advocacy, and education to enhance their ability to make healthy choices.

Ms. Gauthier’s life experiences aren’t a prerequisite for working with troubled teens. However, Ms. Gauthier brings both life experience and professional training to her work of empowering young people and young adults in the criminal justice system. Gauthier graduated from Springfield College with a Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Social Work. As a child, Gauthier overcame the challenges of domestic violence and teen pregnancy. As an adult Gauthier turned homelessness into financial independence.

Gauthier has found her voice in her vocation. She has ample experience working with high risk youth and their families. She has a natural passion to empower and believe in the power of young men and women; and to make positive changes in their daily living. She has empathy and truly understands where many youth are in life. Gauthier is committed to working with youth and adults. She hopes her challenges and victories will help at least one person.