Kareen DeJesus is a Level 1 Sports Performance coach and Personal Trainer certified by the National Council of Strength and Fitness.
She grew up in New York City where she dabbled in all sports including softball, basketball, track & field, and flag football. After high school, she went on to play Semi-Professional Women’s Tackle Football, where she played for 6 years as a Cornerback, Safety and Linebacker for the New York Sharks and New York Wolves. In 2018, she traveled to Georgia, Atlanta, winning the Division II National Championship. I
n the same year, she traveled overseas to play in the Pro-Cloud Transatlantic Tournament in Birmingham, UK, winning the Gold Medal. She was previously a kickboxing coach, personal trainer and a soccer coach in Midtown Manhattan.
She graduated from CUNY Lehman College as a Magna Cum Laude attaining her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy. At CUNY Lehman she continues to study to obtain her Masters of Science in Human Performance & Fitness. In 2018, she was invited and attended the second annual NFL’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum. Kareen has been featured on Fox 5 news, the Wendy Williams show and has carried out interviews for Ashton Kutcher’s Lupus Foundation where she vocalizes the importance of an athlete in being attentive to your body.
She has trained football players around the world such as the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Brazil and endeavors to continue helping and both recreational and competitive athletes reach their highest potential and maximize their performance by way of sports training.