Jennifer "Jen" Diturno was a houseguest on Big Brother 9.

Her "soulmate" in the game was Parker Somerville, but she was in a relationship with Ryan Quicksall outside of the house prior to the game. Jen and Parker won the Power Couple challenge at the beginning of the season, evicting Sharon Obermueller and Jacob Heald. Sharon would later come back to replace Neil Garcia as Joshuah Welch's partner after Neil "walked". Jen, along with Parker, were evicted in Week 1 by a vote of 3-1, placing 14th.


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Jennifer "Jen" Diturno
Columbus, OH

Jen is a fun/crazy party girl who has bounced from one relationship to the next. She is outspoken, real, loves attention and loves boys, although she is very loyal to her current boyfriend.

She earned a bachelor's degree in education from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, and is certified in Special Education K-12. Jen was a special education teacher after she graduated and admits it is a tough job that she misses. She would like to go back to teaching in the fall.

Jen describes herself as energetic, adventurous and beautiful, as well as a fighter and competitor. Her pets include her dog, a pug named Oscar, and a box turtle named Shellamar. Her favorite movie is "Blade" and her favorite television show is BIG BROTHER--she says she hasn’t missed a season or an episode. Her favorite magazines are In Touch, US Weekly, People and Cosmopolitan.

Her body markings include double pierced ears, a pierced tongue and four tattoos: the Libra sign on the back of her neck, a turtle on the top of her right foot and her name and a tribal design on her lower back. Her favorite activities include shopping, tanning and hanging out with friends. She likes cheerleading and likes to watch football. Her birth date is October 18, 1981.[1]

Player History - Big Brother 9

Competition History

Week 1 Power Couple Win
Co-HOH Loss
Co-POV Loss

Voting History

Week Position Voted for With Majority?
1 Power Couple Jacob Heald &
Sharon Obermueller
Sole Vote

Post Big Brother

  • Jen and Ryan ended their relationship since.[2]
  • Jen attended the premiere of Big Brother 20.



Big Brother 9 House Guests
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BB9Small Ryan
BB9Small Sheila
BB9Small Sharon
BB9Small Natalie
BB9Small James
BB9Small Joshuah
BB9Small Chelsia
BB9Small Matt
BB9Small Allison
BB9Small Alex
BB9Small Amanda
BB9Small Jen
BB9Small Parker
BB9Small Neil
BB9Small Jacob
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