Jena Johnson has served as Nebraska's assistant director of compliance for student-athlete services since 2010.
Johnson joined the athletic compliance staff in 2005, first as a compliance assistant, then as an associate before being named an assistant director.
Johnson, who is entering her 12th year with the athletic department, previously worked as a student-assistant in the compliance office from 2001 to 2005.
Johnson helps ensure that all 23 of Nebraska’s varsity sports adhere to the rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and the Big Ten Conference. Johnson focuses her attention on athletic scholarships, playing and practice seasons, student-athlete education and awards.
A native of Exeter, Neb., Johnson graduated from Nebraska in 2005 with a degree in marketing. Johnson and her husband, Jose, were married in 2004, and the couple has three children, Isabel, and twin infant daughters Elena and Alexis.