Josh Dobbs’ Girlfriend: Who Is Jocelyn Lara? Passtronaut’s Partner Part of Generational Adidas International’s Management Team

Published 02/22/2024, 5:20 AM EST

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Throughout Josh Dobbs’ NFL journey, one constant has been his girlfriend, Jocelyn Lara, who’s been there through thick and thin. Since he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2017, Dobbs has bounced around teams like the Jacksonville JaguarsCleveland BrownsDetroit LionsTennessee Titans, and Arizona Cardinals before landing with the Minnesota Vikings.

His recent move to the Vikings came after Kirk Cousins’ Achilles injury. Through it all, Lara has been his rock. She has been a supportive partner in the rollercoaster world of professional football. But who exactly is she, and what does she do?

Inside the life of Jocelyn Lara


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Jocelyn Lara is a proud American from Chelsea, Massachusetts. She grew up with her siblings, Jessica and Arnold, there. Further, she was born on December 10, 1996, and is now 26 as of February 2024. Lara keeps her net worth private as she does not have a job that discloses salaries. So, she chooses to keep it that way. Dobbs, on the other hand, reportedly boasts a tidy sum of around $3 million.

Lara’s career path has seen her as an account manager at Generation Adidas International since October 2022. She puts her supply chain and marketing degree to good use. She’s also passionate about the NFL Women’s Careers in Football Forum. She’s often seen working to open doors for women in football operations. Before that, Lara lent her talents as an executive assistant at the University of Minnesota.

Now, the question remains: how did the two meet each other? What’s their love story?

Josh and Lara’s love story

Their journey as a couple started with their first official picture, shared in December 2021. Their love story likely began during their college days at the University of Tennessee, where they both found themselves immersed in campus life.


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Dobbs pursued his passion for aerospace engineering, while Lara, with her eye on the future, graduated with a Supply Chain and Marketing degree in 2019. It’s easy to imagine their paths crossing on the football field, where Lara played a behind-the-scenes role as a recruiting assistant.

The college years provided the perfect backdrop for their romance to blossom. What do you think of this couple? Let us know below.


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