Jenna Prandini

Jenna Prandini

Date Of Birth20 November 1992
Age25 years 0 months 21 days
Day of BirthFriday
Place Of BirthClovis, California, United States
ProfessionsRunning , Athletics , Long jump
Nickname little deer (her grandmother calls her that)

Personal Information
Residence Eugene, Oregon, United States
Mother Tongue English
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignScorpio
Nationality American
Ethnicities Caucasian , Italian American
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Family Information
Father Carlo Prandini
Mother Theresa Prandini
Brother Mark Prandini (Elder)
Sister Chrissy Prandini Wilken (Elder)
Grandfather Carlo Prandini Sr
Nephews Mac
Maddox
Grandmother Harriet (maternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (High School) Clovis High School, Clovis, California
Education(School) Mickey Cox School
Alma MaterUniversity of Oregon
Body Features & Measurements
Height173 CM
1.73 M
5 Feet 8 Inches
68 Inches
Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Weight55 KG
121 lbs
Shoe Size8.5
Figure Type Rectangle
Body Type Athletic
Career Information
Years Active 2009-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbyCooking
Favorite Sportsbasketball , volleyball , Soccer
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Facebook ProfileFacebook Profile
Twitter ProfileTwitter Profile
Official WebsiteOfficial Website
Instagram ProfileInstagram Profile
Contact
Contact (Email)info@pacesportsmanagement.com
More Information
Coaches Robert Johnson
Curtis Taylor

Biography

Jenna Prandini is an American female sprinter known for running 100M, 200M, long jump & triple jump events.

Jenna Prandini was born on 20th November 1992 to Carlo Prandini(Father) & Theresa Prandini(Mother) in Clovis, California, United States.

Her mother had 7 siblings, so did her father. Jenna was brought up in a large close knit family.

Jenna Prandini childhood: with Father Carlo Prandini

Image: Jenna Prandini childhood: with Father Carlo Prandini

Jenna Prandini with her siblings: Mark Prandini (brother) and Chrissy Prandini Wilken(sister)

Image: Jenna Prandini with her siblings: Mark Prandini (brother) and Chrissy Prandini Wilken(sister)

Jenna Prandini with her parents: Carlo Prandini(Father) & Theresa Prandini(Mother)

Image: Jenna Prandini with her parents: Carlo Prandini(Father) & Theresa Prandini(Mother)

Jenna Prandini with her hot Abs

Image: Jenna Prandini at workout showing off her hot Abs

Jenna Prandini's personal bests:

  • Long Jump: 6.80M (as of 2015)
  • Triple Jump: 2.73 m (2010)
  • 60 Meter Sprint: 7.24 s (as of 2014)
  • 100 Meter Sprint: 10.92 s (as of 2015)
  • 200 Meter sprint: 22.20 s (as of 2015)

Jenna Prandini wins a spot for the Olympics at the trials: 

Jenna Prandini- Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • As a young girl she would compete with her brother Mark and her friends and most often beat them.
  • Jenna was inspired by her elder sister Chrissy who was also into sports.
  • She also played soccer in the school, she was good at it. Other sports she was involved were  volleyball, basketball.
  • Jenna Prandini is sponsored by PUMA.
  • She became the National Champion in 2015  at 200m category.
  • Olympic trials: Jenna became qualified for the Rio Olympics in the 200m event, she came 3rd in the national trials, Alison Felix who ruled the category for an entire decade could not make it. Jenna accidentally fell as she neared the finish line, but still managed to cross the line in lead. She was the only Caucasian among the 8 competitors.
  • In 2011 she was the US Junior Champion in long jump.
  • Rio Olympics 2016: She lead the Heat 2 with the timing of 22.62 seconds. However she finished 4th in the second semi-finals with the time of 22.55 seconds and was eliminated. Her team mate Tori Bowie went on to win the Bronze medal, while Elaine Thompson won Gold and Dafne Schippers of Netherlands won the silver.
  • She has won at the 100m, 200m, long jump events at the NCAA Championships.
  • She has a Major in psychology.
  • She is passionate about other sports as well, she goes biking as a part of her training.
  • She is an aunt of two boys, she is close with them.
  • She represented USA at the 2015 Beijing World Cup
  • She won the Bowerman Cup which is given to best Athletes in college.
  • She is one of the rare Caucasian female athletes to represent USA in short distance running.
  • Her great grandfather migrated from Italy in 2010 and great grandmother in 2015.
  • Jenna scored 26 points at the NCCA national championships helping Ducks win the Championship in 30 years.
  • Her mother Theresa is a cancer survivor. She was her first coach as well.
  • She was a state level Volleyball player.
  • She was The Fresno Bee Track and Field Athlete of the Year from 2009-2011

Jenna Prandini Quotes

  • Dreams don't work unless you do
  • Why do I get more nervous watching races than I do when I'm running one
  • Strength doesn't come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you can't


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