Jeff Jones Wife Danielle Decker: Retired Life And Kids

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A former American college basketball coach, Jeff Jones, lives a blissful married life with his lovely wife, Danielle Decker. He is enjoying his retired life with three kids and many grandchildren.

Jeff prefers to keep his family matters private, with minimal information spilled on media platforms. 

Even football coaches barely post their photos on social media accounts, giving their privacy the top priority amidst celebrity status.

Jeff Jones Is A Former College Basketball Coach
Jeff Jones Is A Former College Basketball Coach (Source: Instagram)

Jeffrey Allen Jones, famous as Jeff Jones (born 29 June 1960), was a former coach of college basketball teams. He was once a talented player for the University of Virginia.

Likewise, the football personality decided not to play professionally in the NBA and became a coach instead.

He led teams like the Virginia Cavaliers and American Eagles before becoming the head coach at Old Dominion University in 2013.

Jeff’s team did well at Old Dominion, and they even made it to the NCAA Tournament. Unfortunately, in December 2023, he had a heart attack before a big game.

Even though he got better, the coach had to stop coaching for the rest of the season. Finally, on February 26, 2024, Jeff announced retiring from coaching for good.

Who Is Jeff Jones’s Wife, Danielle Decker?

Jeff Jones’s wife, Danielle Decker, is an American citizen born and raised in Virginia.

Maintaining a low-key profile, the celebrity wife has yet to reveal her age, parents, and early life details.

A native of Virginia Beach, the basketball coach’s wife graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric and Communication Studies.

Jeff Jones With His Wife Danielle Jones
Jeff Jones With His Wife Danielle Jones (Source: ODU Sports)

Likewise, she has remained active in activities like fundraising for Coaches vs. Cancer, volunteering for hospice, and supporting Old Dominion University Men’s Basketball, coached by her spouse, Jeff Jones. 

Sadly, Danielle has fewer public appearances and occasionally uses social media accounts. As per her Twitter handle, she worked previously in a media and news company.

Also, she has been employed as a consultant. Before consulting, Mrs. Jones served as Axios’ Head of Editorial Talent, where she reportedly created a new newsroom-specific hiring process and led a team responsible for identifying, recruiting, and developing exceptional journalists who exhibited Axios’ core values.

Danielle leads a luxurious life as the wife of a reputed college football coach and a media person. Meanwhile, her husband holds millions of dollars in net worth, which he made as a football coach.

Sadly, Mrs. Jones had to go through the most challenging time when her hubby was diagnosed with prostate cancer back in 2015 and 2018.

Jeff Jones Retired Life And Kids

As mentioned earlier, the former coach of the Old Dominion Monarchs announced his retirement on 26th February 2024. 

He has a blissful family life to enjoy with after the retirement. He resides with his wife and kids in Norfolk, Virginia Beach.

Happily married to Danielle Decker, he has three children: Jeffrey Robert Jones, Madison Perry Jones, and Meghann Jones. 

Jeff Jones With His Friends
Jeff Jones With His Friends (Source: Instagram)

All his kids are grown up. However, they maintain a low-key profile when sharing their matters in public.

Per reports, the former football coach has three grandchildren: Boyd, Bess, and Langley. Jones has a healthy relationship with his family members.



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