Dr. Jodi Jensen is a nationally recognized Aquatic Professional with over 30 years’ experience in the aquatic industry. Dr. Jensen has held the position of Assistant Professor and Director of Aquatics at Hampton University since 2004. Before coming to Hampton University, she worked in public parks and recreation managing indoor aquatic facilities, outdoor aquatic facilities and a water front. She has served on the American Red Cross Lifeguard Advisory Board for the 2012 revision.
Dr. Jensen is also a National Swimming Pool Foundation Certified Pool Operator Instructor. She has received three fellowships from the National Swimming Pool Foundation to continue her research exploring the disparities that exist for African Americans and participation in swimming.
Dr. Jensen received her Ph.D. in Educational Management from Hampton University in May, 2018.