Dr. Kemp was born in Peterborough, England and still maintains her English citizenship. She was raised in the Columbus, IN area before going on to Purdue. She received both her undergraduate and DVM degrees from Purdue University. Dr. Kemp has 2 black cats to keep her company. Their names are Chewy and Bucky. Jill enjoys hiking, biking, and gardening but her real love as a hobby is volleyball.