Justin Fuente : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract , Salary and Education

Justin Fuente is an American football coach and former player know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract , Salary and Education

Justin Fuente : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract , Salary and Education
Justin Fuente
  Bio
Name Justin James Fuente
Birthdate  30 July 1976
Age (as of 2021) 45 Years
Place of Birth Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Jenny Fuente
Children Caroline Fuente, Charlotte Fuente, Cecilia Fuente
Parents Jim Fuente and Lynn Fuente
Education Murray State University
Profession Football Coach
Net Worth $4 Million
Last Update Nonember 2021

Justin James Fuente is an American football coach and former player. He was the head football coach at Virginia Tech from 2016 to 2021. He was the 2016 ACC Coach of the Year.

Fuente was the head football coach at the University of Memphis from 2012 to 2015. He was an assistant at Texas Christian University from 2007 to 2011 and previously at Illinois State University from 2001 to 2006.

Early Life and Family

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.

Justin Fuente Wife

Justin Fuente married his wife Jenny Fuente and they have three children together.In one of her interviews, Jenny disclosed that she and the coach Justin were both close to many assistant coaches and staff who were all known to them for many years.Jenny met Justin Fuente while he and Galen were coaching together. They met through Galen, and since then, they have become well-known figures.

Justin Fuente Net Worth

Justin Fuente  is an American football coach and former player has an estimated Net worth around  $5 million in 2021.

Justin Fuente Contract and Salary

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 $5 million, propelling him into the ranks of the wealthiest coaches list.

Professional Career

Fuente attended Union High School in Tulsa, where he threw for 6,104 yards and 65 touchdowns.In 1994, his senior season he led the state in both passing yards (2,934) and touchdown passes (32).Statewide recognition followed, with the Tulsa World naming him "Player of the Year" and The Oklahoman "All-State Offensive Player of the Year.

Fuente redshirted at Oklahoma for the 1995 season behind Eric Moore at quarterback.Following the season, Schnellenberger resigned as head coach and John Blake replaced him.Entering the 1996 season, Fuente backed up Moore.However, after Oklahoma opened the season with a loss to TCU, Blake named Fuente the starting quarterback.Fuente started the next eight games and compiled a 3–5 record before losing his starting position to Moore following the victory over Oklahoma State.

In May 2000, Fuente signed a contract with the Wranglers as their third-string quarterback.After seeing limited action, in the 2000 season and into the 2001 season, Fuente left the team in May 2001 in order to pursue a college coaching position at Illinois State University.Following his playing career, Fuente began his coaching career as the quarterbacks coach at Illinois State University in 2001.

There he worked under Denver Johnson, who he played for when Johnson was an assistant coach at Oklahoma and as head coach at Murray State.After three years, Fuente was promoted to offensive coordinator, and he served in that position through the end of 2006 season when he accepted the running backs coach position at TCU.

The University of Memphis named Fuente its head coach on December 8, 2011, replacing Larry Porter.After the Tigers opened the 2012 season with only one win over their first nine games, Fuente led Memphis on a three-game winning streak to close the season and finish with an overall record of four wins and eight losses (4–8).

In February 2013, Memphis extended the term of Fuente's contract through the 2017 season as a result of the gains he made in his first year as head coach of the Tigers.On April 3, 2017, Fuente and Virginia Tech agreed to a contract extension through 2023.Virginia Tech and Fuente parted ways with two games remaining in the 2021 season.