The source confirmed to ESPN that the Washington football team will promote Jennifer King to a full-time offensive assistant, making her the first black woman to become a full-time NFL coach.
King has been a full-time intern for the past season, working with guard coach Randy Jordan (Randy Jordan). The Washington guard was backed by three-point guard JD McKissic, who scored the best 80 passes of his career for 589 yards and rushed 85 times for 365 yards. In addition, rookie Antonio Gibson rushed for 795 yards with 11 touchdowns, which was the recipient of his transition from the start of the game to college.
King also served as an intern for two years during the coaching Ron Rivera (Ron Rivera) in Carolina in 2018 and 19. She is also an assistant coach for the Arizona Popular Player of the American Football League.
Before joining Washington last offseason, King served as an offensive assistant at Dartmouth College in 2019. From 2015 to 2018, she often participated in the NFL coaching clinic, and in 2018 participated in the NFL Women’s Professional Football Forum. From 2006 to 19, she also played for three professional women’s football teams: Carolina Phoenix team spent 11 years, New York Sharks and DC Divas.
She also served as the head coach of the Johnson & Wales University Charlotte Women’s Basketball Team from 2016 to 18, leading him to the USCAA II National Championship. From 2006 to 2016, she served as an assistant for the women’s basketball team at Greensboro College.
She plays softball and basketball for Guildford College.
NFL Network first reported the news of King’s promotion.