Jenny Johnson joined the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation in October 2018 as an Assistant Director of Development/Major Gifts after serving two years as an Ole Miss Assistant Director for Marketing and Fan Experience. During her time working in the Ole Miss Athletics marketing department, Johnson oversaw marketing and fan experiences operations, and managed in-game atmospheres for baseball, women’s basketball, soccer and women’s golf.
Prior to returning to her alma mater, Johnson spent five years as an Associate Director for Marketing at Valparaiso University. She coordinated marketing activities for all 19 sports, while managing a team of student workers. While working full time at Valpo, she earned her master’s degree in sports media from the university. In 2011, Johnson graduated from Ole Miss with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. While spending four years as a Rebel student, Johnson worked as a student intern in the Ole Miss Athletics marketing department.
A native of Mt. Zion, Illinois, Johnson resides in Oxford with her husband Mark and daughter Mila.