Growing up with on a lake, Jensen Cramer spent his childhood lighting off fireworks and flying a small personal jet. Always loving explosions and flying, he wondered why not combine the two, and began to have dreams of piloting Longsword fighter bombers in the service of the UNSC, and eventually ended up in the 112th due to his superior skills. While Jensen is a competent dogfighter, his real strengh lies in his ability to bomb enemies from high above. Later on in his career, he met Maria Jackson when she joined the squadron to replace the injured Major Stort. The two fell in love, and during their four years on Jace Williams asteroid colony, they had a small girl.