Justin Fuente

Who is Justin Fuente?

Justin Fuente is a former football player and is presently working as a football coach in the United States. He was the head football coach at Virginia Tech and was also named ACC Coach of the Year. Fuente has also served as the head football coach at the University of Memphis and as an assistant coach at Texas Christian University. After six years with Virginia Tech, the team’s management opted to replace him, and he will no longer hold the position.

Justin Fuente has also worked at Illinois State University as an assistant professor. He has coached some of the qualifying quarterbacks, including Andy Dalton, a three-time pro bowler, Paxton Lynch (who was selected in the first round of the draft), and Jerod Evans (who plays for Arena Football as a quarterback).

Justin Fuente- Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Justin Fuente was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on July 30, 1976. His parents’ names are Jim and Lynn, and he received his elementary education at Union High School in Tulsa.

Justin was a quarterback in high school and during his college years. After completing his redshirt sophomore season at the University of Oklahoma, he was transferred to Murray State University. During his junior, senior, or sophomore years, Fuente remained a fantastic performer.


Father Jim Fuente
Mother Lynn Fuente


School Union High School
College Murray State University

Net Worth of Justin Fuente? Salary, Earnings

Justin Fuente has an estimated net worth of $5 million. In 2017, he signed a contract extension with Virginia Tech that paid him upwards of $4 million per year with a buyout starting at $15 million.

In the year 2020, he amassed a net worth of roughly $4.25 million, propelling him into the ranks of the Commonwealth’s wealthiest coaches. Justin has experience as a coach, both as an assistant and as a head coach.

He was the head coach of a number of quarterbacks, including three-time Pro Bowler Andy Dalton.

Justin Fuente
Justin Fuente posing for photo source: Gobbler Country

Facts of Justin Fuente

Real Name Justin James Fuente
Birth Date 30 July 1976
Age (as of 2021) 45 Years
Birth Place Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Nationality American
Profession Football Coach
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Justin Fuente- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend/ Girlfriend

Jenny Fuente, the coach’s wife, is his life partner. Jenny revealed in one of her interviews that she and coach Justin were both close to a number of assistant coaches and staff members who had all known them for many years. Galen Scott, one of the assistant coaches, forced the two of them to meet.

Jenny was an athlete at the time, and her coach, Scott, was a year her senior. She was a graduate student who was involved with her volleyball team. Jenny met Justin Fuente while he and Galen were coaching together.

They met through Galen, and since then, they have become well-known figures. They later married in 2005, and they currently have three daughters together.

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Jenny Fuente
Children Caroline Fuente, Charlotte Fuente, Cecilia Fuente

Justin Fuente- Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Colour

Height in feet inches –6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 187 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 102 kg  –  in Pounds –  225 lbs
Shoe Size 14 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average

Justin Fuente- Professional Career

Justin attended Union High School in Tulsa, where he racked up nearly 6,104 yards and 65 touchdowns during his senior year. In 1994, he was the state’s leading passer in terms of passing yards and touchdown passes.

Fuente signed his first contract with the Wranglers in May 2000 as their third-string quarterback, but due to minimal playing time in 2000 and 2001, he departed the team in May 2001 and went to work as a college coach at Illinois State University.

When Fuente first started his career in 2001, he was assigned to coach Denver Johnson. When he was an assistant coach at Oklahoma and the head coach at Murray State, he played for Johnson. After three years in the same job, Fuente was elevated to the senior post of offensive coordinator, where he remained until 2006. Following this, he accepted a post as a running back coach at TCU.

In 2009, he was moved to the co-offensive coordinator at TCU, where he assisted many players in achieving their life goals and becoming the people they are now. Andy Dalton was one of those individuals. In 2011, Fuente led the Horned Frogs to an undefeated season and the Rose Bowl.

On November 29, 2015, Fuente signed a contract with Virginia Tech to become the head coach. He took over for departing coach Frank Beamer at the time. Following that, Virginia Tech and Fuente decided to extend the contract until 2023.

Also Raed:  Miles Boykin,  Quintez Cephus,  Danny McCray

Justin Fuente- Social Media Status

Justin Fuente’s social media is unknown.