Jenn Brown Biography
Jenn Brown (Jennifer Lynne Brown) is an American television personality, sports broadcaster, entrepreneur, and philantropist. She is a former Division I Collegiate Athlete for the University of Florida. Brown spent eight years as a reporter and host for ESPN and also sidelined the smash-hit show American Ninja Warrior.
Brown was the first female correspondent for Inside the NFL where she worked for two years. Jenn covers both boxing and MMA.
Brown has served as a reporter for College GameDay, the College World Series, Little League World Series, Summer and Winter X Games, and also the ESPYs.
Brown was a Los Angeles-based Bureau reporter for ESPN contributing interviews and also reports for ESPN’s news-gathering operation for SportsCenter, College GameDay and then College Football Live. Jenn co-hosted ESPNU’s college football show RoadTrip with Jonathan Drubner.
Jenn Brown Age
Jennifer Lynne Brown was born on March 23, 1981 in Orlando, Florida, USA. She is 37 years old as of 2018.Jenn Brown and husband Chatham
Jenn Brown Family
Brown was born to parents who were Olympic gymnastics coaches, and her mother also founded several gymnastics schools across the country that trained gymnasts to compete in the Olympics. Her younger sister Carrie was killed in a car accident at the age of 13 on August 7, 2000.
She grew up with a passion for sports. Jenn played seven sports at Bishop Moore High School and she broke the record for the most varsity letters by a male or female athlete with 14.
She captained and played five sports in one year (diving, volleyball, basketball, softball and track). Brown was also chosen as one of the top 10 athletes in Central Florida in 1999.
Jenn Brown Education
Jenn later atttended the University of Florida on an academic scholarship and played four years on the Florida Gators softball team. She captained the team her senior year, and then finishing fifth on the team’s career stolen base list.
Jenn received several academic honors while at the University of Florida which includes being named a two time National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Academic All-American, four time SEC Academic Honor Roll, National Society of Collegiate Honors, Verizon Academic All-District, two time academic Dean’s List and a two time academic President’s List.
She graduated summa cum laude and was also planning to attend law school to become a sports agent. She got her big break hosting a travel TV show on HDNet called The Wild Side, which was a remake of the famous show Wild On on E!.
Jenn Brown Husband
Brown is married to actor Wes Chatham, with whom she has two sons. She resides in Los Angeles, California.
Jenn Brown Career
Before joining ESPN, Jenn worked for Showtime Sports as a reporter in 2008 and in 2009. She was a special correspondent on Inside the NFL for 2 seasons, which then won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show in 2008. Brown was also a live event reporter for boxing and MMA events for both Showtime Sports and CBS. She was one of the hosts on ABC’s Primetime show The Superstars in 2009.
Jenn worked for E! Entertainment the summer of 2008 as a correspondent on E! News Now. Before joining E!, she hosted shows for networks like CBS, ESPN, CMT and HDNet. Brown was the host for a nationally syndicated Mountain Lifestyle show called 48 Straight, The Mountain Experience, which she then hosted with Jonny Moseley. She also co-hosted with Moseley The Collegiate Nationals for CBS Sports. Jenn hosted the reality TV show I Want To Look Like a High School Cheerleader Again on Country Music Television in 2007.
American Ninja Warrior Jenn Brown
Jenn was a co-host on the NBC and Esquire Network summer primetime show American Ninja Warrior, as well as hosting A Football Life: Backstory and NFL GameDay Scoreboard on the NFL Network.
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She spent 8 years as a reporter and host for ESPN. Brown spent 3 years reporting from the college football sidelines on ESPN’s Thursday Night Primetime Game along with ABC and also ESPN’s Saturday Noon Package. Brown also served as a reporter for the College World Series, Little League World Series, Summer and Winter X Games, the NFL Draft, National Signing Day and also the ESPYS. She was also a Los Angeles based Bureau reporter for ESPN contributing interviews and also reports for ESPN’s news-gathering operation for SportsCenter, College GameDay and then College Football Live. Brown also co-hosted ESPNU’s popular college football show RoadTrip which then covered the biggest college football and also basketball rivalry games throughout the year.