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Kerri Walsh Jennings

Kerri Walsh Jennings is a 5-time Olympian, 4-time Olympic medalist, and one-half of the beach volleyball duo that went undefeated for a remarkable 112 games.

Meet Kerri Walsh Jennings

Kerri Walsh-Jennings formed part of the greatest pairing beach volleyball has ever seen. With her teammate Misty May-Treanor, she won three Olympic gold medals, three world titles, and led two undefeated streaks of 90+ matches. She is also well-known for her keynote and motivational speaking. Organizations book Kerri Walsh Jennings for corporate and private events. Contact the Mollie Plotkin Group today to inquire about Kerri Walsh Jennings’s fees.

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At Stanford University, Kerri Walsh Jennings became the second volleyball player in NCAA history to earn four 1st Team All-American nominations. She also won 2 NCAA National Championships with MVP honors in both finals.

The Sydney Games

Kerri was only 22 when she made her Olympic debut on the USA volleyball team at the Sydney Games in 2000. The team finished just out of medal placement in 4th. After the Games, Misty May-Treanor invited Kerri to partner with her in Olympic beach volleyball, setting in motion the most successful tandem in women’s beach volleyball history. 

Volleyball Dominance

The duo held an undefeated streak of 90 matches when they arrived in Athens for the 2004 Games. Their dominance subsequently continued as they won every match in straight sets and earned Olympic gold. On top of their Olympic success, Kerri and Misty also won FIVB World Championships in 2003, 2005, and 2007. When the Beijing Olympics arrived in 2008, Kerri and Misty were on a new 101-match and 18-tournament winning streak. Just like in Athens, they did not lose a set, earned Gold medals again, and extended their unbeaten streak to 108 matches. This newest unbeaten run eventually ended at 112 wins.


But the pair was focused on another goal, their third straight gold at the 2012 London Games. 

They advanced to 21 consecutive wins at the Olympics (since 2004) and won their third straight gold medal. Even more impressive, since the 2004 Games, Kerri and Misty lost just one set to Austria’s Schwaiger sisters in the preliminary round in London. 

Fourth Medal at 38

While Misty retired after the 2012 Games, Kerri was still ready to continue her success. At 38 years old, she partnered with April Ross for her 5th Olympics at the 2016 Rio Games. 

Together, Kerri and April won bronze, making Kerri the most decorated beach volleyball player in Olympic history.

Post-Volleyball Career

Kerri is also the co-founder of Platform 1440 (also known as p1440), which is dedicated to inspiring, empowering, and supporting our nation’s youth through the transformational power of sport – specifically volleyball. Additionally, Kerri is involved in the ownership group of the San Diego Mojo, a Pro Volleyball Federation team. 

Kerri officially retired from Olympic pursuits in 2023 and looks forward to living a beautiful life with her family, continuing her entrepreneurial journey, and delivering impactful keynotes to the organizations that hire her.

How to Hire Kerri Walsh Jennings

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Kerri Walsh Jennings Booking Price

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Key Audience Takeaways

The Battle Within: Mental and Physical Dominance

In this revealing talk, Kerri unveils the secrets behind her unparalleled success. Explore the extraordinary mental and physical strategies that fueled her journey to greatness. For Kerri, sport was not just a competition; it was a battle of the mind and body, where mental toughness and physical excellence converged. She shares insight into her unwavering commitment to her guiding principles, including the belief that self-discipline is an expression of self-love. 

Key Takeaways

  • Discover how these principles propelled Kerri to the pinnacle of Olympic achievement.
  • Gain valuable insights into unlocking your potential.
  • Conquer the challenges that stand in your way.

The Unquenchable Fire Within – Sustaining Excellence

Kerri’s remarkable journey of sustained excellence over time includes transcending boundaries in sports and entrepreneurship while nurturing a loving family of three children. She unveils her unyielding desire to never be satisfied, a trait that propelled her to Olympic glory and now fuels her entrepreneurial pursuits. Delve into her story of balancing the demands of sports, business, and family, and discover the invaluable life lessons she’s gained along the way. Prepare to be inspired and motivated as you gain insights into what it takes to sustain excellence in every aspect of life, all while embracing the joys of family and the pursuit of new horizons.

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