Kerri Walsh Jennings

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Kerri Walsh, in the thick of the FIVB Phuket Open. Hair assistance by Lauren Fendrick.


Kerri Walsh Jennings was a four-year first-team All-American during her college playing days at Stanford, where she also won national titles in 1996 and 1997. She was named the co-National Player of the Year in 1999. After college she transitioned to beach play, where she won three Olympic gold medals in 2004, 2008, and 2012 with partner Misty May-Treanor. Walsh Jennings is married to fellow beach player Casey Jennings. The couple has three children, sons Joseph and Sundance and daughter Scout.


RepresentsUnited States
Height 6'3"
Birthday August 15, 1978
Residence Hermosa Beach, CA
Home Town Saratoga, CA
School Stanford
Coach Marcio Sicoli
Game Type(s) Indoor/Beach

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