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Jenny Johnson Jordan:
 
Jenny Johnson Jordan
United States  
  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Ken Delgado
Birth Date June 8, 1973 (44 years old)
Home Town Sherman Oaks, CA
Resides Wexford, PA
Height 5'10"
College UCLA
Web Site www.jenniferjohnsonjordan.com
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st (10 times) $632,757
   AVP 1st (7 times) $527,500
   AVP CUERVO 3rd $0
   AVP HWN* 2nd (4 times) $24,250
   BVA 1st (2 times) $27,750
   NVL 7th $625
   P&R 2nd $4,000
   Pro Beach 7th $3,688
   USAV 1st $32,000
   Wide Open 9th (2 times) $1,000
   WPVA 2nd $6,944
   Bonus Money   $5,000
International 1st (2 times) $216,850
   FIVB 1st (2 times) $216,850
Overall 1st (12 times) $849,607
 
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Johnson Jordan has finished ranked in the top 10 in season points each year she has competed on the AVP Tour.
After placing 25th in her first ever tournament with Davis, Johnson Jordan has placed lower than ninth in a team domestic event just once.
With Annett Davis, became just the second team worldwide to compete in 100 events together.
 Johnson Jordan and Davis won their first six career titles over a 14-month span on four different tours.

2010: Started the season with a fifth-place finish before winning in Santa Barbara. 
2009: Began the season with two fifth-place finishes in their first four events, then advanced to nine straight semifinals including one championship match. In Hermosa Beach the pair became just the second American women's team to earn over $1 million in career domestic earnings as a partnership. They concluded the season with a pair of fifth place finishes, and their 11 semifinals tied for the second most on tour.
2008: Ranked as the second team on the Tour with Davis, winning in Belmar and Santa Barbara. With Davis, advanced to the semifinals in 13 of 17 events, including the last five of the year. They were in seven finals, the most domestically for this tandem in a single season, including in five straight events in June and July. Ranked second in kills per game (7.57).
2007: Won in Chicago and played in seven semifinals. Johnson Jordan and Davis finished third in the Crocs Cup Standings. Johnson Jordan was chosen by Elaine Youngs as her partner in winning the Goddess of the Beach title. Fourth on the Tour in kills per game (7.46).
2006: Part of the third-ranked team on Tour, with nine semifinal appearances. Ranked third on the Tour in kills per game (7.14).
2005: Did not play.
2004: Johnson Jordan and Davis became the U.S. team with most career tournaments played together, and in Huntington Beach they played their 100th event together, a feat which only one other team in the world had accomplished. Ended the season as the third-ranked team, advancing to the semifinals nine times in the 10 team events. On the FIVB Tour advanced to five semifinals, including podium finishes in their last three tournaments. Missed qualifying for the Olympics, ending third in the U.S. and fifth worldwide, the only team in the top 15 not to qualify. Johnson Jordan ranked fourth in kills per game (7.07) and ninth in hitting percentage (.403).
2003: Ranked as the number three team on the AVP Tour, playing in the semifinals in six of nine team events. 
2002: Part of the second-ranked team on the AVP Tour, playing in the semifinals in all seven events. Collected wins in Manhattan Beach and Chicago.
2001: Did not play.
2000: Won four titles on three different tours. Qualified for the Olympics with the second highest ranking worldwide, and placed fifth in the Sydney Games.
1999: With Davis, won their first two career titles, in Muskegon and Portugal. Their season earnings were the most of any U.S. team (men or women).
1998: Did not play domestically, but played in four FIVB events with a best finish of ninth.
1997: Began her partnership with Davis, playing in three domestic events and two international tournaments. In their third event, they lost in the first round and won seven straight matches to advance to the finals in Orlando.
1996: Began her pro breach career playing one event with Katy Eldridge, the only event in her career with a partner other than Davis.

Hot Winter Nights: Played in the test event in 2007 in Albany, placing third. In 2008 she was in four events with a pair of second-place finishes. She played in four HWN events during the 2009 season.

Four-Person Volleyball: Johnson Jordan competed two seasons on the four-person circuit where she teamed with Davis, Gabrielle Reece and Stephanie Cox to lead the United States to the four-person title at the 1997 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Los Angeles.

College:
Played collegiate volleyball at UCLA where she started for three seasons and captained the 1994 and 1995 teams. Earned All-League and All-American honors. Graduated with a degree in Communication Studies.

Personal: Her father, Rafer Johnson, won decathlon medals at both the 1956 Melbourne (Silver) and 1960 Rome (Gold) Olympic Games, and was the torchbearer at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. Has a younger brother, Josh, who was a PAC-10 champion in javelin. She is married to Kevin Jordan, a former wide receiver on the UCLA football team. Their daughter, Jaylen, was born in October 2001 and their son, Kory, in June 2005.

 
 
Awards
 
  • AVP Special Achievement 2002
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 8th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd
1996 WPVA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $506.50 12.0 77th 1 0 0 0
1997 WPVA 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 $6,437.50 60.0 48th 0 0 1 0
1999 AVP 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 $24,000.00     0 0 0 0
1999 USAV 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 $17,000.00 408.0 1st 0 0 0 0
2000 BVA 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 $27,750.00 360.0 5th 0 0 0 0
2000 USAV 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $15,000.00 306.0 3rd 0 0 0 0
2002 AVP 7 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 $40,395.00 1,048.0 3rd 0 0 0 0
2003 AVP 9 0 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 $27,390.00 1,286.0 5th 0 0 0 0
2004 AVP 11 0 4 5 1 0 0 0 0 $42,225.00 1,377.0 5th 1 0 0 0
2006 AVP 16 0 2 7 0 4 2 1 0 $74,700.00 2,070.0 5th 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 8th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd
2007 AVP HWN* 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0
2007 AVP 18 1 0 6 1 2 4 0 4 $83,562.50 2,066.0 9th 0 0 0 0
2008 AVP CUERVO 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 0.0   0 0 0 0
2008 AVP HWN* 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 $11,750.00     0 0 0 0
2008 AVP 18 2 5 6 0 2 1 1 1 $116,737.50 2,754.0 3rd 0 0 0 0
2009 AVP HWN* 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 $12,500.00     0 0 0 0
2009 AVP 16 0 1 10 0 4 0 0 0 $88,690.00 3,695.0 3rd 0 0 0 0
2010 AVP 7 1 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 $34,050.00 1,825.0 7th 0 0 0 0
2010 P&R 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $4,000.00 0.0   0 0 0 0
2011 Pro Beach 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 $3,687.50 432.0   1 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 8th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd
2011 NVL 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $625.00 370.0   0 0 0 0
2011 Wide Open 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $1,000.00 0.0   0 0 0 0
2012 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $750.00 101.3 27th 1 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  138
(24th)
10
(30th)
23 47 2 19 11 2 8 $632,756.50
(10th)
18,170.3   4 0 1 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 8th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd
1997 FIVB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 20.0 147th 0 0 0 2
1998 FIVB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $3,850.00 147.0 60th 1 0 0 2
1999 FIVB 7 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 $60,250.00 967.0 3rd 0 0 0 0
2000 FIVB 11 1 1 1 3 3 1 0 0 $56,500.00 1,221.0 6th 1 0 0 0
2003 FIVB 7 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 $38,750.00 1,072.0 13th 0 0 0 1
2004 FIVB 8 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 $57,500.00 1,170.0 8th 1 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  39
(269th)
2
(55th)
6 3 6 7 4 0 3 $216,850.00
(87th)
4,597.0   3 0 0 5
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  177
(27th)
12
(41st)
29 50 8 26 15 2 11 $849,606.50
(17th)
22,767.3   7 0 1 5
 
* AVP Hot Winter Nights events are exhibitions and only count for tournaments played and prize money won.
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 7/11/1999 AVP Muskegon Annett Davis 2 $9,000
2 8/1/1999 FIVB Espinho Annett Davis 3 $15,000
3 5/21/2000 BVA Santa Monica Annett Davis 2 $7,500
4 5/28/2000 USAV Virginia Beach Annett Davis 3 $10,000
5 7/22/2000 FIVB Marseille Annett Davis 2 $13,000
6 8/27/2000 BVA San Diego Annett Davis 1 $7,500
7 8/10/2002 AVP Manhattan Beach Annett Davis 2 $10,000
8 8/24/2002 AVP Chicago Annett Davis 2 $8,700
9 8/5/2007 AVP Chicago Annett Davis 1 $14,000
10 6/22/2008 AVP Belmar Annett Davis 1 $10,000
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
11 9/7/2008 AVP Santa Barbara Annett Davis 4 $10,000
12 5/2/2010 AVP Santa Barbara Annett Davis 5 $10,000
 

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