Jenica started at the age of 12 in Baguio City. She auditioned as a ballet major at the Philippine High School for the Arts and continued to train there under Victor Ursabia, Nonoy Froilan, and Robert Medina. She also took dance workshops every summer at the CCP Dance School under Noordin Jumalon, Rhea Dumdum, Jeffrey Espejo, etc.
After graduating high school, she joined the Saint Benilde Romancon Dance Company under Christine Crame in the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde. She is currently an apprentice in Airdance, a Contemporary Dance and Aerial Arts company