Sara Jensen is the co-CEO and co-founder of Hugh & Grace, a recently debuted, Los Angeles-based (and Rachel Zoe-backed!) skincare line. Learn about Sara Jensen…
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
First job: In-N-Out
Favorite ways to spend your free time in CA: Playing with my husband and our two littles in our backyard.
Your biggest accomplishment and why: Launching Hugh & Grace with my husband last year. We’re incredibly passionate about our mission and spent years creating a solution to a problem that impacts everyone.
The biggest obstacle you overcame: Becoming a mother. My husband and I struggled with unexplained infertility for 14 years before having our family, thanks to two incredible family members who volunteered to be our surrogates.
Someone who inspires you and why: My 96-year-old grandfather. He was a WWII pilot, speaks Navajo and started a nonprofit 50-plus years ago that he’s still involved with. I grew up spending my summers traveling with him to Indian reservations and learned the value of helping others and hard work.
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: Surround yourself with great people who uplift and inspire you.
Favorite quote: “You can do hard.” –my dad, Tom Toolson
Something someone would be surprised to learn about you: I lived in Sweden for almost three years and speak Swedish.
What makes someone fabulous: Doing something meaningful with their lives.