Two boxing spouses are going to be very busy until September 12. Roy Jones Jr., a.k.a. Captain Hook, and Mike Tyson are set to come out of retirement for an exhibition bout in September. Roy Jones Jr.’s wife, Natlyn Jones, once gave up her own career aspirations to support her husband’s rising career. But now she’s emerging as a personality in boxing herself. Mrs. Captain Hook would certainly know how to be her husband’s strength. This Natlyn Jones’ wiki highlights more about this amazing boxing WAG.
|About Natlyn Jones|
|Known As||Natlyn Washington|
|Birth||June 3, 1975|
|Spouse||Roy Jones Jr.|
|Children||DeAndre Jones, DeShaun Jones, Roy Jones III|
|Parents||Geneva Booker Washington, Nathaniel Washington|
Natlyn Jones’ Family
Born Natlyn Washington on June 3, 1975, Natlyn Jones is a native of Florida. Her father, Nathaniel Washington, and mother, Geneva Booker Washington, were residents of Pensacola.
Natlyn’s mother worked with the local school district for over three decades. She passed away in 2007, leaving behind her husband and daughter.
Natlyn and Roy Jones’ Relationship
Natlyn Washington met her fellow hometown native, Roy Jones Jr., when she was a teen. She was set to attend Florida State University and become a lawyer back then.
The exact timeline of their relationship is not known. They dated, got married, and started a family in the early 2000s.
Natlyn Jones gave up on her aspirations to be a lawyer and focused on motherhood. The couple have three sons: Roy III, DeShaun, and DeAndre.
About being married to a boxer, Natlyn said, “marrying a professional athlete, you have to know what you’re marrying into. Not that I did. I just couldn’t believe how nice he was, and, you know, you fall in love.”
Natlyn Jones’ Career
After Natlyn decided to forgo her law career, she focused on her children and her husband’s rising career. After Roy’s retirement, Natlyn became more active as a boxing promoter.
Natlyn Jones then trained in boxing for two years, before she started her own boxing gym, She Warrior, in 2019. She Warrior helps women learn the discipline and techniques of boxing not only for health and wellness, but also to encourage more women to participate in this predominantly male sport.