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Jenny Taft is among a few women who have a broad knowledge of several sports. Jenny Taft has made her identity as a former collegiate athlete, former US National Soccer player, and a host and an anchor.
Moving back to her early life, Jenny Taft was born in Minnesota, the USA to John and Mary Taft. Her father John was the winner of two NCAA titles as a member of the men’s ice hockey team. Having support from her parents she started to get involved in the sports from her school days.
Instagram: Jenny with her father, motherm and brother;
She completed her school education from Edina High School. During school, she was captain of Edina High School hockey team. Her younger brother Charlie is a member of the Hockey team at Colorado College. She attended Boston University majoring in Journalism in 2010.
Instagram: Jenny as a child in a halloween costume, with her doll;
Taft is a good player of hockey, lacrosse as well as tennis since her high school. She was associated with U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) during the FIFA Women’s World Cup. During the time she provided in-depth reports and analysis of the squad since the world cup qualifying.
Young Jenny Taft;
Jenny Taft won 2005 NSLA player of the year for her performance in lacrosse. She was also inducted to 2006 MSHSL AII-State Team and 2005 MSHSL/NSLA AII-Star Team. As a freshman, she appeared in six contests scored one goal and one assist for two points. At the same time, she controlled two draws, one against Harvard and another against Vermont in 2007.
Instagram: Jenny playing hockey during her college days;
In 2008, she played 11 games for the Terriers as a sophomore, scoring three goals and two assists. In 2009, she played nine games for the Terriers as a junior and scored four goals with one assist.
Besides these, Jenny has also been serving on the studio program AMERICA’S PREGAME as a fill host and on FOX Sports 1 Update desk as an anchor.
Youtube: Jenny, FOX Sports 1;
After completing her university education with a journalism degree from Boston University in 2010, Jenny Taft started work in firm IDPR in New York City for the Public relations. She moved back to her hometown and started to work as a FOX Sports Girl for the FOX channel.
Taft has also gained attention for her bold personality and charming face. Currently, she works for FOX Sport 1 where she has been assigned in a variety of different roles. She can be seen as a sideline reporter for the network’s coverage of college football, as a field reporter for several events and a Monster Energy Supercross pit reporter.
Digging her personal life, Jenny Taft has been married to her long-term boyfriend, Matt Gilroy. Besides her marital status, she has kept her personal life hidden from media. With her blond hair and attractive eyes, she might have been followed by many men but she has not been linked up with any man besides her husband till date. She has a height of 5’8’’ and she remains active in all social networking sites.
Instagram: Jenny with her husband, wearing a wedding gown on their wedding day;
Taft earns an attractive amount of salary from her professional anchoring and hosting career. She is working at different stations where she is well paid and she has estimated net worth of around $2 million dollars.