Hire Jermaine Jenas
Jermaine Jenas is one England’s most recognisable footballers and a successful broadcaster and football pundit. Jermaine started his football career at his hometown club Nottingham Forest; making his senior debut in 2000. His performances and undoubted potential earned him a £5 million move to Newcastle United as an 18-year-old in 2002. He spent three seasons at St. James’ Park, during which he won the PFA Young Player of the Year Award in 2003, before securing a £7million transfer to Tottenham Hotspur in 2005.
Since retiring from the game, Jermaine Jenas has established himself as a respected pundit for BBC and BT Sport. He has also undertaken successful ventures outside of football, including co-founding a hugely important foundation working in education, and presenting a hard-hitting documentary on knife crime for BBC Three in 2017. As of May 2021, Jermaine joined BBC?s ‘The One Show’ as a permanent co-host.
Jermaine Jenas: TV Work
Jermaine’s skill in front of a camera is not limited to discussing football. His documentary in 2017 with BBC Three proved he can tackle one of the country’s most pressing issues amongst young people. The documentary, Teenage Knife Wars, saw him return to his hometown Nottingham to investigate the spike in knife crime devastating young lives and families.
He also received critical acclaim for his open and honest contribution to the BBC’s A Royal Team Talk 2019, as part of a panel discussing mental health in football with the Duke of Cambridge, Thierry Henry, Danny Rose and Peter Crouch. In late 2019 Jermaine also released a documentary on veganism in football, which aired on both BBC iPlayer and BBC One.
The One Show Team
In 2020 and 2021 Jermaine broadened his broadcast portfolio, officially joining The One Show team, co-hosting Monday-Wednesday alongside Alex Jones interviewing high profile celebrity names, such as, Dolly Parton, Annie Lennox and David Dimbleby.
Jermaine also made appearances on shows such as Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel on ITV and BBC One’s primetime House of Games Night alongside Jennifer Saunders, Jason Manford & Roisin Conaty. He also won a different kind of trophy on Miranda Hart’s Games With Showbiz Names on BBC One where he competed with his wife Ellie alongside other celebrity couples for a virtual night of competitive Christmas chaos.
Jermaine Jenas: Brand Ambassador
His natural talent and versatility have led to him undertaking various ambassadorial roles, Jermaine has worked with L’Oreal, Coca-Cola, Tag Heuer, Jacamo, Beko and Mitre on successful campaigns. In 2020 Jermaine partnered with eBay & Kia on their ‘Bring the Noise’ campaign.
He also co-founded the Aquinas Education and Aquinas Foundation. Aquinas is the UK’s fastest growing recruitment agency, specialising in security cleared and teaching jobs working with schools and playgroups. The Aquinas Foundation has a variety of programmes for schools to help tackle areas of concern such as truancy, punctuality and youth crime. Education is a huge passion and priority for Jermaine.
In-between his busy schedule, Jermaine is a father to three daughters, enjoys healthy eating, cooking, fitness and golf.