Jenny Mahoney, M.S.

Part-Time Professor of Biology and Kinesiology

Jenny Mahoney graduated from PLNU in 2015 and 2016 with a B.A. and M.S. in Exercise Science. During her undergraduate studies, she competed on both the PLNU cross country and track and field teams. Upon completing her M.S., she has worked as an adjunct for the Biology and Kinesiology Departments at PLNU, an Exercise Physiologist at Scripps and an adjunct for the San Diego Community College District. Currently, she teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology and an Electrocardiogram Interpretation course at PLNU and Health and Fitness for Miramar College for the College and Career Access Program (CCAP). Outside of academics, Jenny Mahoney enjoys exercising, cooking and spending time with her husband, Tanner, and their dog, Brewski.


  • M.S., Exercise Science, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • B.A., Exercise Science, Point Loma Nazarene University

Courses Taught

  • Human Physiology I - BIO 1030
  • Human Physiology II - BIO 1040 
  • Special Topics in Exercise Science: Electrocardiogram Interpretation - KIN 6025
  • Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation of Human Performance - KIN 4040 
  • Fitness Through Movement - PED 1000

Experience in Field

  • Research:  Verification phase testing in males with obesity
  • Adjunct Faculty, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, Miramar College (San Diego Community College District) 2019-present