Please join us in welcoming Jenni Orr to the team at Roots!

Jenni hails from Jupiter, Florida where she was born and raised. The youngest of five, Jenni became a top-level dancer, and attended the University of Central Florida where she danced for the UCF Knights.

After college Jenni went on to become a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins. It was during this time that she discovered CrossFit and found her true calling – coaching.

In 2007, Jenni was hired to the CrossFit Headquarters Seminar Staff and is now a Flowmaster for the Level 1 and 2 CrossFit Certificate Courses, having worked over 300 seminars in her career.

You’ll start to see Jenni on the coaching floor beginning next week, and in the gym starting today!

Meet Jenni

How many years have you been CrossFitting?

13 years

Where were you born and raised?

Jupiter, Florida

What’s your life story in four sentences?

Four sentences!?

What was your first CrossFit workout?

Wallballs and burpees.

What is your favorite CrossFit workout?

Tabata squats

What is your least favorite CrossFit workout?

Fight Gone Bad.

What is your favorite CrossFit story?

My trips to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait to teach the Level 1 CrossFit Certificate Course. It was an opportunity to go to an area where civilians are not present and work with the military.

When did you start coaching? What sport?

1999, cheerleading and dance.

What do you do for fun outside of CrossFit?