GET TO KNOW YOUR CITY DIRECTOR: 10 in 10 with Chicago's Jennifer Dixon

  Up2Us Sports Chicago City Director Jennifer Dixon

Up2Us Sports Chicago City Director Jennifer Dixon

We want you to get to know our city leaders, so we have had them answer the following 10 questions in 10 words or less.

Get to know and love them as much as we do.

Next up...Jennifer Dixon from Chicago. Jennifer is one of our newest staff members and our second-ever City Director in Chicago. She joined the Up2Us Sports team in September, 2018.


Favorite sports memory...

The Chicago Bulls threepeating…TWICE


Favorite sports team...

Minnesota Vikings


The coach/mentor who has impacted my life the most...

Dad: “Of course you can” if you think you can’t


What I would like to see more of in sports...

Greater support/backing/attendance for professional women’s sports


What I would like to see less of in sports...

More TEAM, less I


Favorite movie...

Tombstone. Or Pulp Fiction. I am torn.


Favorite book...

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho


Favorite thing to do/see/eat in Chicago...

Ride a water taxi, Hancock 96th floor west, Jibarito’s Pilsen


What I love about my job...

My two lifelong passions: fitness & all things youth/nonprofit


Why is it ‘Up2Us’ to do the work we do?

Sports = physical, social, emotional, academic - therefore, Sports = must be accessible