Random Bits of Basqueness

Usher and his girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea. Photo found on USA Today, credit: Kevin Mazur/VF23, WireImage for Vanity Fair.

I woke up today to news alerts that Usher, who performed at the Super Bowl halftime show, had obtained a marriage license with his longtime girlfriend. I normally wouldn’t care, but her name certainly caught my attention: Jennifer Goicoechea. No idea if she is aware of or even cares about her Basque surname, but it jumped out at me…

2 thoughts on “Random Bits of Basqueness”

  1. That’s the first thing I thought of when I saw her name … it’s Basque! I’d seen it before but had forgotten. The Basque names certainly are easy to recognize!!

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