3x Gold Medal Winning Olympic Beach Volleyball Legend
Kerri Walsh Jennings is a 5 time Olympian, 3 time Olympic gold medalist, 1 time bronze medalist in beach volleyball. She was a 4 time 1st Team All-American at Stanford University where her teams won 2 National Championships (‘96, ‘97) and finished runner-up in ‘99. Kerri transitioned to beach volleyball after the 2000 Olympic Games where her indoor USA Volleyball team finished 4th.
Jennings partnered up with Misty May-Treanor in 2001 and started the greatest run of excellence for any beach volleyball duo in history. Together, Jennings and May-Treanor won 3 consecutive World Championships and 3 Olympic Gold medals over an 11 year period. They accrued a truly incredible 112 match win streak which broke their own record of an 89 match win streak. They were excellent at raising the bar and embodied sustained excellence at the highest level. They transformed the game here in America and globally.
Kerri is a very proud mother of 3 beautiful babies and proud wife of Casey Jennings. Together, Kerri and Casey co-founded Platform 1440 & p1440 Foundation, which is dedicated to inspiring, empowering and supporting our nations youth through the transformational power of sport – specifically volleyball.
Kerri is part of the ownership group of the Pro Volleyball Federation team in San Diego (San Diego Mojo) and is constantly working toward bettering the opportunities within and around her sport for all stakeholders.
Kerri Walsh Jennings officially retired from the Olympic pursuit in 2023 and looks forward to creating and living a beautiful life with her family and to creating a new and golden trajectory for herself, her global community, and for her sport as a whole.
Keri in Action
“My company was fortunate enough to welcome Kerri Walsh Jennings as a speaker at our customer conference in the fall of 2023. Kerri was a joy to work with. From the initial interactions, she was warm, thoughtful, and an active collaborator in creating the tone we wanted to hit for her appearance. She rolled up her sleeves and brainstormed with us to make sure we created the optimal experience for our guests. She truly went above and beyond in preparation during the time leading up to the event, and I appreciated that she demonstrated so much care and attention to detail in making it a success. The feedback we got about Kerri’s time with our group speaks for itself: “What a powerful message!,” “Motivational,” and “Moving” were among the most common comments. Her openness and relatable yet inspiring stories from her distinguished career were a clear highlight of our event. We all felt like she was “part of the family” after working with her. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Kerri Walsh Jennings to anyone looking for a speaker who will wow and inspire your guests.”