Jenna Prandini Biography

Jenna Prandini is an enthusiastic American track and field athlete who specializes in sprinting but began her career competing in jumping events. She is well-known for having a vibrant presence on the ground.

Early Life

Jenna Elizabeth Prandini was born on November 20, 1992, in Clovis, California, United States of America. Carlo Prandini and Theresa Prandini were her biological parents. She has two siblings: a brother named Mark and a sister named Chrissy. Beach volleyball and cooking are two of her favorite pastimes. Talking about her education then she attended Clovis High School, class of 2011, and went to the University of Oregon, and completed graduation in Business Administration.

Jenna Prandini Career

Jenna Prandini began her professional career at a young age. As a senior at the University of Oregon, Prandini won the 100 metres at the 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships before winning the national title in 2015. The year prior, she had won the long jump. She also finished second in the 200 metres both years, as well as second in the long jump in 2015 and third in the 100 metres in 2014. Prandini is only the second woman after Merlene Ottey to win both the NCAA 100m and the USA National Outdoor 200m in 1982. Prandini qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics after finishing third in the 200 metres at the 2016 Olympic Trials.

In the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, she finished 10th in the 200 metres. She returned back to the University of Oregon and won all three events (100m & 200m) and long jump at CIF California State Meet in 2011. In her junior year, she won the long jump and triple jump, as well as finishing second in the 100 metres. Prandini’s major victories have all occurred at home, by coincidence. The CIF competition is conducted at Buchanan High School across town, while the NCAA Championships and USA Outdoor Championships were held at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, though she returned three months later for the Junior Championships, which were also held at Hayward Field.

Jenna Prandini Biography

Real Name Jenna Elizabeth Prandini
Birth Date November 20, 1992
Age (as of 2021) 28 Years
Birth Place Fresno, California, USA
Nationality American
Profession Track & Field Athlete
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Scorpio

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic

Family

Father Carlo Prandini
Mother Theresa Prandini
Sister One (Chrissy Prandini)
Brother One (Mark Prandini)

Qualification/Education

School Clovis High School
College University of Oregon

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is her husband/boyfriend? Not Known

Personal Life

Jenna is not in a relationship with anyone right now. So many viewers are finding to know who is her husband but she ain’t married yet and of course not having children at the moment. She is entirely focused on her profession and career and improving herself day by day. Jenna is actively active on Instagram, where she has 59.7K followers and 777 followings after posting a total of 232 times to her account. Moreover, she has been active on Twitter since July 2015, where she currently has 12.2K followers and 411 followings.

Jenna Prandini Net Worth

Jenna has a net worth of $4.6 million dollars, which she has accumulated entirely through her dedication and hard work as an athlete. As a result of her accomplishment at the Tokyo Olympics, she will also get accolades and monetary compensation from her home nation.

Trivia

  • Having won her first-round heat in Tokyo, Jenna has qualified for the semifinals in the 200-meter dash at the Olympics.
  • Jenna is a two-time national champion in the 200-meter dash, having won the title in 2015 and 2018.
  • Prandini qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in the 100 metres, 200 metres, and long jump by achieving the 2016 Olympic standard in 2015.
  • She attained the Olympic standard in the 100 metres and 200 metres in the year 2021, surpassing the criteria set in the year 2020.
  • Jenna also won the long jump at the 2011 US Junior Championships, which she did in 2011.
  • Prandini was named the Honda Sports Award winner for the finest female track and field competitor in the country in 2015.

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