Jenna Henry was promoted to recruiting assistant in January 2017 after serving as an assistant to Minnesota’s recruiting department and assistant coaches since 2014.
In her new role, Henry will coordinate official and unofficial visits of prospective student athletes and will oversee a social media and marketing plan for the football recruiting department. In addition, she will work with the recruiting staff in every aspect of the scheduling and coordination of official and unofficial visits for potential student athletes.
Henry, who graduated from Minnesota, previously managed the recruiting database, assisted in recruit travel and official visits and oversaw student workers in the football department. In addition to working every home game, Henry also assisted in planning the senior banquet, signing day social and junior day events.
Henry was a student office assistant in the football department from 2010-14. In that role, she assisted coaches in daily projects, assembled mailings, organized recruiting information and helped in operational efforts for coaching clinics and charity events. Henry also assisted in hosting recruits during their official visits.
While an undergrad student, Henry also worked in the women’s basketball and administration offices. In addition, she was an intern event coordinator for the Minnesota chapter of the National Football Foundation. In that role, she helped plan and execute annual events and helped increase membership support.
Henry graduated from Minnesota with a degree in sport management in 2014. She is in the process of working on her master’s degree in sport management and is expected to receive that in May 2017.
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