Based in Freeland, she is an attending student at Garfield High School, commonly referred to as the "Queen of Garfield," and was a kidnapping victim of the One Hundred, alongside her older sister Anissa Pierce before being rescued by Black Lightning.
She enters a romantic relationship with student athlete Khalil Payne but endured a strain after he eas injured during a peaceful protest that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Jennifer's latent powers awaken after a scare of a friend collapsing from a scaffolding, initially rejecting them after revealing them to her family.
With her powers growing exponentially, Jennifer, by Jefferson and Lynn's concerns for her safety and their own, limit her from leaving home, taking her classes online; she was also informed by Anissa to stay away from Khalil.
- This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the television series Black Lightning and is an adaptation of Lightning. The original character was created by Mark Waid and Alex Ross and first appeared in Kingdom Come #1.
- Jennifer Pierce is portrayed by China Anne McClain.
- Jennifer was born October 7, 2001.
- 51 Appearances of Jennifer Pierce (Black Lightning TV Series)
- 4 Images featuring Jennifer Pierce (Black Lightning TV Series)
- 2 Quotations by or about Jennifer Pierce (Black Lightning TV Series)
- Character Gallery: Jennifer Pierce (Black Lightning TV Series)
- "Black Lightning (TV Series) Episode: The Book of Secrets: Chapter Three: Pillar of Fire"
- "Black Lightning (TV Series) Episode: The Book of Ruin: Chapter Two: Theseus's Ship"
- "The Resurrection"
- "Black Lightning (TV Series) Episode: The Book of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies"
- "Equinox: The Book of Fate"