Aaron Jennings played three years of varsity basketball at Dimond High School in Anchorage Alaska and two years at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Washington. In the years after, he played periodically for the traveling team, Son Blue Angels, against various college teams in the Northwest. He has coached at numerous basketball camps, including Northwest Basketball Camp in Palmer, Alaska. For the past nine years, Jennings has worked at Triad Associates, a development consulting firm out of Kirkland, Washington. He is touted by his teammates to be "the best outside shooter to come out of Alaska since Trajan Langdon played for Duke."