Jandi is a Kansas native who took her first three-dimensional art class in high school. Jandi attended Kansas State University then moved to Vail, Colorado. In Vail Jandi was employed by the Golden Bear of Vail to work in their jewelry studio where she was surrounded by many other artists and learned many techniques and methods of building jewelry. She works primarily with forging and fabrication methods and enjoys mixing metals and experimenting with patinas and textures. Her style is generally contemporary with clean lines and geometric shapes.