One of Us: Jen Utley
My full name is … Jennifer Cooper Utley.
I am a … Pisces.
I was born in … San Francisco.
I’ve lived in Philadelphia for … six baseball seasons.
The thing I like most about myself is … my sense of humor.
One thing I would change about myself is … how frustrated I get when things don’t go as I expect them to.
My greatest extravagance is … my wardrobe.
The best place I’ve ever seen is … hard to narrow down. Some of my top spots are Botswana, Paris, Florence and Switzerland.
My pets are … Jack, my three-year-old rescue pit bull, and Sebastian and Sugar, my two rescue cats from L.A.
My nickname is … Jen. Totally boring, I know.
The most important thing I’ve ever done is … raise awareness and money for abused animals.
The best thing I own is … my vintage Hermès Médor watch.
The best restaurant in Philly is … Too many to list! I do love Radicchio, Barbuzzo, Melograno … This is making me hungry.
The question I get asked the most is … “Do you think Chase would mind signing … ”
My greatest fear is … being in a plane crash.
The best book I’ve ever read is … This will make me sound either extremely intellectual or like a teenybopper, so I will refrain from providing a title.
The best thing on TV is … True Blood.
Right now, I’m excited about … our new house in California.
I think Phillies fans are … not to be messed with.
I’m just so sick of … irrelevant stories in the news.
My favorite spot in Philadelphia is … my seats at Citizens Bank Park during the postseason.
One thing this city doesn’t have that it really needs is … streets that you can actually drive on without damaging your car.
One thing I miss about the place I grew up is … everything. Marin County is one of the most beautiful places in this country.
I found the love of my life … at UCLA my senior year.
My last meal on earth would be … guacamole, a thin-crust margherita pizza, a red velvet cupcake and a margarita.
My favorite song is … any ’80s love ballad.
My child … Stay tuned.