Jennifer Roth, Wife Of Commanders OT Charles Leno Jr.: What Is Her Profession?

By NoahPublished on: September 17, 2023 Updated on: February 20, 2024
Birthday July 1992
Birthplace Lindenhurst, Illinois
Age 31 years
Husband Charles Leno Jr.
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Jennifer Marie Roth, the wife of NFL offensive tackle Charles Leno Jr., has been together with him for nearly a decade. Married since 2019, she and Leno Jr. are already parents of three children and are expecting a fourth one, due in spring of 2024.

The Commanders’ offensive tackle’s wife currently works as an executive director at Beyond the Entertainer. Get more on her married life, children, and career in this article.

Key Takeaways:

  • Jennifer Marie Roth is a native of Lindenhurst, Illinois.
  • She is American and of white ethnicity.
  • Roth obtained an MA in Organizational Management from DePaul University in 2020.
  • Her husband Charles Leno Jr. is an NFL player for the Washington Commanders.
  • The Leno couple are parents of three and are expecting a fourth child due in 2024.

Charles Leno Jr.’s Wife Jennifer Roth: Early Life And Family

Jennifer Leno (née Roth) was born in July 1992 in Lindenhurst, Illinois. As of 2024, she is 31 years old. She is one of three daughters of her parents, who are now divorced. Her mother’s name is Trisha Snyders Bonfanti.

Jennifer's parents are divorced
Jennifer Roth Leno with her mother and sisters

After her dad and mom’s separation, Roth grew up with her younger twin sisters: Katie Rochwick and Kellie Schiller. Jennifer’s sister Katie has been married to her husband, Austin Rochwick, since March 19, 2022. Her other sister Kellie is in a relationship with her fiance, Caleb Schiller (engaged on December 18, 2021).

Graduate With 3 College Degrees

Mrs. Leno completed her high school at Lakes Community High School and then studied Business Administration and Management at the College of Lake County (2010- 2012). Jennifer went to Eastern Illinois University (2012-14) but later transferred to Columbia College, Chicago, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management in 2015.

In 2020, she obtained an MA in Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management from DePaul University.

What Does Jennifer Roth Do?

At present, Roth is working as an Executive Director at Beyond the Entertainer, Inc. Beyond the Entertainer is an organization that spreads awareness to the community through mentorship programs, and provides new and exciting opportunities.

In the past, she has worked in several organizations. In her personal blog website named Through The Lens Of Jens Life, she has mentioned that she has worked with “just about every professional sports team in Chicago.” Some of her past work experiences include:

  • Camp Staff at ProCamps Worldwide (Apr 2015 – Aug 2019)
  • Marketing Coordinator at City Barbeque (Jun 2018 – Apr 2019)
  • Sports Spectacular Show Associate at Fanatics, Inc. (Mar 2017 – Jun 2018)
  • Shift Supervisor at Starbucks (Aug 2014 – Jan 2018)
  • Social Media Associate at Chicago White Sox (Apr 2017 – Sep 2017)
  • Meeting and Event Coordinator at Discover Financial Services (May 2016 – Dec 2016)
  • 50/50 Charity Raffle Coordinator for Chicago Bulls (Sep 2014 – May 2016)

Her entire job history can be found on her LinkedIn profile here.

Who Is Jennifer’s Husband, Charles Leno?

Charles Leno, born on 9th October 1991 in Oakland, California, is an NFL player. He plays offensive tackle for Washington Commanders (2021- now) after his move from Chicago Bears (2014- 20).

He played high school football for San Leandro High School and college football for Boise State University before stepping into professional football.

Jennifer Roth's husband Charles plays for NFL's Washington Commanders
NFL player Charles Leno Jr. currently plays as an OT for the Washington Commanders

The Chicago Bears drafted him in the 2014 NFL draft, and played for seven seasons with them, where he became a 2018 Pro Bowl honoree. On May 15, 2021, he signed with the Washington Commanders and has been playing for the team ever since.

Where Did Jennifer And Charles First Meet?

Jennifer and Charles Leno first met in 2014. They were friends at first and got closer only after their first date at Chicago Chili’s restaurant. Charles felt like Jennifer was “the one” when she paid for their dinner.

Recalling the moment, he said “She picked me up when I was cashing my first NFL check, I was broke at the time. I knew she was a good one from that day on.”

How Did Charles Leno Propose To Jennifer Roth?

On December 16, 2018, after Leno Jr.’s team Chicago Bears got a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North division title, he added the celebration with an engagement. Charles got on one knee on the field and proposed to his girlfriend Jennifer.

Charles Leno proposed to Jennifer in 2018
Charles Leno proposed to his girlfriend after winning the NFC North division title in 2018

Roth was shaking, surprised at his proposal, and said YES shedding tears of joy.

Marriage And Children: Parents Of Three

Five months after the proposal, the lovers got married on July 2, 2019. They tied the knot in Po‘olenalena Beach in Maui County, Hawaii. The bride and groom can be seen in beautiful tropical attire.

Jennifer Leno with her husband and children
Jennifer and Charles married in Po‘olenalena Beach, Hawaii (left picture), and the Leno family (right picture)

The Leno couple is parents to three children, all daughters: Carsynn Marie (b. June 9, 2020), Oaklynn Cali (b. May 13, 2021), and Jordynn Chi (b. June 20, 2022).

Are They Expecting A Child Again?

Jennifer has hinted that she is pregnant with a fourth child. In August 2023, the duo confirmed that they were expecting a baby on Instagram and wrote, “What’s one more? It’s the last one…we promise. Maybe! Leno baby number four joining the crew in early spring 2024!”.

Unfortunately, Charles and Jennifer lost their baby due to a miscarriage in October 2023.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Jennifer Roth?

As of 2024, Charles’ wife Jennifer Leno owns a net worth of $200k. Meanwhile, her husband Charles Leno Jr. has a net worth of around $5 million from his NFL contracts. His earnings from 10 NFL seasons are $61.234 million.

About Author: Noah

Noah is an avid fan of NFL. If there's a game going on, he will watch it. Apart from watching games, he likes writing articles on NFL players, their family and WAGs.