Jeda Leland

TITLE Director – Marketing & Advertising
PHONE 864-7953


Jeda Hays started at Kansas Athletics in June 2010 and serves as the Assistant Director of Marketing and Fan Experience. Prior to her current role, Hays served as the Group Sales Coordinator.

Hays is from Pratt, Kan., where she attend Pratt High School and participated in volleyball, cheerleading, and track. She graduated from KU with a degree in sports management in 2006. She then went on to get her Masters in Communications in 2008 from Louisiana-Monroe, where she was a graduate assistant in the marketing office. Hays has also worked at Florida Atlantic as a marketing assistant and Vanderbilt as the group sales assistant before returning to KU.

Hays enjoys watching sports, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.