Jacob Whitten is in his third year at Villanova in 2016-17, and is in his first year with an Assistant Athletic Director title. Whitten oversees the day-to-day marketing and promotional efforts for 24 varsity sports and is involved in the promotional efforts for the men's basketball team.
Whitten was previously the Coordinator of Athletics Marketing and Events at Villanova from 2014-16. He came to Villanova after being the Coordinator of Athletics Marketing and Ticketing at Drexel University from 2013 to 2014.
Whitten is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators. He graduated suma cum laude from West Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree, and also earned a Master's in Sport Management from West Virginia.
Whitten and his wife, Marissa, reside in Woolwich Township, N.J.