Jenna Prandini, an American track and field athlete, excels in sprinting and initially specialized in jumping events. She has achieved remarkable milestones throughout her career, including being a two-time national champion at 200 meters (2015, 2018), representing the United States in the 2016 Olympics, and winning a silver medal in the 2020 Olympics.
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 among her favorite pastimes. Speaking about her education, she attended Clovis High School, Class of 2011, and went to the University of Oregon, where she received her degree 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 meters at the NCAA Division I outdoor track and field championships before winning the national title in 2015. The year before she had won the long jump. She finished second in both years in the 200m, second in the long jump in 2015, and third in the 100m 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 2016 Olympic trials in the 200m.
She finished 10th in the 200m at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. She returned to the University of Oregon and won all three events (100m and 200m) and the long jump at the CIF California State Meet in 2011. In her junior year, she won the long jump and triple jump and finished second in the 100 meters. Prandini’s great victories all happened at home by accident. The CIF competition is held at Buchanan High School across town. In contrast, the NCAA Championships and USA Outdoor Championships were held at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field. However, she returned three months later for the junior championships, which were also held at Hayward Field.
Jenna Prandini Biography
|Real name||Jenna Elizabeth Prandini|
|date of birth||Nov. 20, 1992|
|Age (as of 2023)||30 years|
|place of birth||Fresno, California, United States|
|job||track and field athlete|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 8” – in centimeters – 173cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 60kg – in pounds – 132 pounds|
|shoe size||8 (USA)|
Jenna Prandini family
|sister||One (Chrissy Prandini)|
|Brothers||One (Mark Prandini)|
|school||Clovis High School|
|University||University of Oregon|
|Who is her husband/boyfriend?||Not known|
Jenna is not in a relationship with anyone at the moment. So many viewers are finding out who her husband is, but she’s not married yet and, of course, has no children at the moment. She is totally focused on her job and career and is improving day by day.
Jenna is actively active on Instagram where she has 69.3K followers. Also, she has been active on Twitter since July 2015 where she currently has 12.2k followers.
Jenna Prandini Net Worth
Jenna has a net worth of $4.6 million amassed solely through her dedication and hard work as an athlete. She will also receive awards and financial compensation from her home country as a result of her performance at the Tokyo Olympics.
Facts About Jenna Prandini
- After winning her preliminary in Tokyo, Jenna qualified for the semifinals in the 200-meter dash at the Olympic Games.
- 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 Olympics in the 100m, 200m, and long jump by achieving the 2016 Olympic standard in 2015.
- She reached the Olympic standard in 100 meters and 200 meters in 2021, exceeding the criteria set in 2020.
- Jenna also won the long jump at the 2011 US Junior Championships, which she did in 2011.
- Prandini was named the 2015 Honda Sports Award winner for the best female track and field athlete in the country.