|Full name||Rod Frederick Jensen|
|Born||19 January 1979|
Atherton, Queensland, Australia
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
Rod Frederick Jensen (born 19 January 1979) is a former professional rugby league footballer. Jensen had previously played for the Northern Pride in the Queensland Cup, in the United Kingdom for the Huddersfield Giants in the Super League, North Queensland Cowboys in the National Rugby League competition. He also played with the Canberra Raiders for 5 seasons. Jensen started his career at, the now defunct Super League side, the Adelaide Rams in 1997.
Jensen was born in Atherton, Queensland, Australia.
He attended school at St Augustine's College.
Jensen was known for his ability to play many positions with speed and agility and was nicknamed 'Rocket' accordingly. Jensen lived up to his nickname in the closing stages of the 2007 Super League with several length of the field tries including a burst from his own line versus Warrington Wolves where he put himself forward as one of Super League's fastest men by outpacing Kevin Penny who is one of the fastest players in the Super League.
Jensen scored 19 tries for the Northern Pride in the Queensland Cup before his retirement following the conclusion of the 2009 season. Jensen came out of retirement to rejoined the Northern Pride halfway through the 2010 season where the club went on to win the Queensland Cup premiership. He continued on with the Northern Pride club for the 2011 and 2012 season before leaving to take up a position with Mareeba Gladiators.
Rod Jensen is currently CEO of the Northern Pride club. Jensen is a qualified Teacher and graduated from James Cook University of North Queensland in 2005.