Jenn Brown


23 Mar 1981


Orlando, Florida, USA


Jennifer Lynne Brown


Jenn Brown is a two-time Emmy Award winning sports broadcaster and TV personality. A former Division I Collegiate Athlete for the University of Florida, you've seen her on the sidelines of the biggest college football and baseball games for ESPN. Jenn was the first female correspondent for Inside the NFL (1977), and can be regularly seen covering both boxing and the UFC. She spent eight years as a reporter and host for ESPN and recently sidelined the smash-hit show American Ninja Warrior (2009).

Most recently Jenn spent 2 years working for the NFL Network as a studio host and reporter. She hosted A Football Life (2011): Backstory as well as anchored Total Access. Prior to working with NFL Network, Brown spent 8 years as a reporter and host for ESPN. She spent 3 years reporting from the college football sidelines on ESPN's Thursday Night Primetime Game along with ABC and ESPN's Saturday Noon Package. She 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 the ESPYS. Jenn was also a Los Angeles based Bureau reporter for ESPN contributing interviews and reports for ESPN's news-gathering operation for SportsCenter, College GameDay and College Football Live. She also co-hosted ESPNU's popular college football show RoadTrip which covered the biggest college football and basketball rivalry games throughout the year.

Jenn attended the University of Florida on a full academic scholarship and played four years on the Florida Gator softball team. Making the team as a freshman walk-on and winding up its senior captain, she finished 3rd all-time in career stolen bases.

Jenn received several academic honors while at the University of Florida. She graduated Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors), was an active member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, as well as a member of the Florida Blue Key. She was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Academic All-American team, CoSIDA Academic All-District team, was a four- time SEC Academic Honor Roll, a member of the National Society of Collegiate Honors, was a two-time academic President's List, as well as a two-time academic Dean's List. Jenn also started a mentoring program to help teenage girls in foster care.

Jenn applied to 17 law schools with the intention of becoming a Sports Agent, but was offered a job to host a travel show and moved to Los Angeles. To this day, Jenn has not opened any of the potential acceptance letters from law schools, they sit in a box in a closet in her Mother's house in Orlando, Florida.

On October 14th, 2010 Jenn was inducted into Bishop Moore High School's Athletic Hall of Fame, being recognized as an All-Around Athlete. She broke her high school's record by earning the most varsity letters (14), by a male or female athlete.

Actor ( 29 credits )

Kingdom (2014)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
Bare Knuckle Boxing (2013)  Herself - Host (1 episode, 2013)
Home & Family (2012)  Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
A Football Life (2011)  Herself - Host (16 episodes, 2013-2014)
SportsNation (2009)  Herself - Host (5 episodes, 2011)
American Ninja Warrior (2009)  Herself - Host / ... (35 episodes, 2013-2014)
Strikeforce (2009)  Herself - Reporter (5 episodes, 2009-2010)
The Superstars (2009)  Herself - Host (6 episodes, 2009)
The Mountain Experience (2008)  Herself - Host
The Men7 Show (2008)  Herself - Correspondent (6 episodes, 2008)
ESPN Road Trip (2008)  Herself (8 episodes, 2009-2010)
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Herself - Round Table (1 episode, 2008)
U-Verse Buzz (2007)  Herself - Host (2008) (unknown episodes)
I Want to Look Like a High School Cheerleader Again (2007)  Herself - Host (5 episodes, 2007)
Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries (2007)  Herself - Host (2 episodes, 2009)
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006) Hooter Girl
Showbiz Tonight (2005)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
Mike & Mike (2005)  Herself - College Football Reporter (11 episodes, 2010
The Wild Side (2005)  Herself - Host (12 episodes, 2005)
Bikini Destinations (2003)  Herself - Host / ... (16 episodes, 2003-2005)
NFL Total Access (2003)  Herself - Host (15 episodes, 2013)
2001 NFL Draft (2001)  Herself - Reporter (2010-2011)
1997 NFL Draft (1997)  Herself - Reporter (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Extra (1994)  Herself - American Ninja Warrior (1 episode, 2014)
1993 College World Series (1993)  Herself - Reporter (2010-2012)
College GameDay (1986)  Herself - Reporter (18 episodes, 2009-2012)
SportsCenter (1979)  Herself - Reporter (73 episodes, 2009-2012)
Inside the NFL (1977)  Herself - Correspondent (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
ABC's College Football (1966)  Herself - Sideline Reporter (2010-2013)

Producer ( 2 credits )

The Wild Side (2005) associate producer (unknown episodes)
Bikini Destinations (2003) associate producer / coordinating producer / field pro