"Nicole ['Snooki' Polizzi] was adopted and my mom was adopted," the reality star explains. "I've always felt a special connection to that. I would love to give a baby who needs it a nice home to come home to and be loved."
ET broke the news that Jenni and Roger were expecting baby No. 2 after the couple tied the knot in October. The newlyweds are already parents to 1-year-old daughter Meilani Alexandra Mathews, who was born July 13, 2014. Jenni revealed that the couple's second child is a boy.
"It's true! We are expecting baby #2!" the reality star told ET. "Roger and I really wanted to make the announcement at our wedding surrounded by our family and friends!"